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Hearing loss, the family, essential to quality of life.

Before discovering the importance of the family in improving the quality of life of people with hearing loss. We must emphasise that as soon as the first symptoms appear, it is essential to go to a professional such as Sontec Hearing Centres, who will carry out a personalised and comprehensive assessment of each patient.

The outside view on family essentials in hearing loss

The film CODA: The Sounds of Silence (2021), by director Siân Heder, won Best Film at the last Academy Awards (Oscars), the world's most important film prize.

The main value of this work is a version of the French "La famille Bélier", which addresses the problem of the family with a relative with hearing loss, hence the acronym CODA (Child Of Deaf Adult)
, because, as the experts explain, ignorance tends to become the invisible, both for the family and for the person facing the hearing loss.

It is a difficult and complicated process for people who begin to suffer from diminished sound reception, often frustrated by the loss of a part of their ability to communicate that is so vital to human beings.

This can lead them to feel isolated from social situations, which can affect their overall quality of life.

family members with hearing loss

Therefore, experts recommend that family and friends of people with hearing loss consult a specialist on how to handle the situation in order to promote their integration and well-being.

Also, at the first signs of hearing loss, they should go to a professional hearing centre that can help them and provide an appropriate solution to their problem.

Diagnosis: how family and hearing loss are central to quality of life

As Alfonso Sánchez, head audiologist at Sontec Hearing Centres, points out, early detection and intervention are key to improving the quality of life of people with hearing loss, and can also offer some habits, as in a previous article. article previous article.

Sontec Hearing Centres experts in hearing health.

 The independent hearing health clinics in Fuengirola and La Cala de Mijas treat all hearing related problems with professional, personalised attention and state-of-the-art technology. They also offer an excellent after-sales service for the service and maintenance of hearing aids.

Professional help: how family and hearing loss are essential to quality of life

"We know how stressful life can be for people with hearing loss and how it affects all their family and friends. That's why we take a personalised approach to each case, providing them with the latest hearing technology to help them hear better. Clear and accurate. Even in noisy environments," says Alfonso Sanchez, the company's chief audiologist.

As part of our working method, the centre offers a free in-depth hearing assessment, on the basis of which they will recommend the best solution according to individual needs.

When it comes to hearing aids, SONTEC works with several leading global manufacturers, including Gn Resound, Phonak, Oticon, Signia and Rexton, to name a few.

We also collaborate with the AndalusianRegional Government and the Andalusian Health Service, as well as with several organisations in the UK.

For more information:

Sontec La Cala de Mijas 

Plaza del Bulevar, 26 B, 29649 Mijas | +34 952-467-675

Sontec Fuengirola

Calle Hermanos Pinzón 4, Edificio Florida II, Local 9ºA, 29640 Fuengirola | +34 952 667 402

info@sontec.es | https://sontec.es

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