Hear the future - It's World Hearing Day!
Hear the future and prepare for it – it’s World Hearing Day!
Did you know that people with profound hearing loss can’t hear a household smoke alarm?
At Guide Dogs SA/NT we are much #morethandogs and have a range of services and equipment for people to maximise their available hearing, including special smoke alarms. The scheme is free to eligible participants.
Home fire safety is a vital issue for us all – and we should all have adequate smoke alarms and a fire escape plan.
The majority of home fire fatalities occur during the night because there is inadequate warning to the sleeping occupant. A smoke alarm can provide an early warning - giving people a better chance to get out.
Special smoke alarms systems from Brooks Australia features a combination of audible, visual and tactile alerts, designed to alert occupants with hearing loss in the event of a fire.
Check out if you are eligible for the scheme.