FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions For UK Veterans Seeking Funding For Hearing Help

  • Can you help with my hearing?
    Certainly, we can find the right pathway for you to provide support for receiving funding for top of the range hearing aids.
  • Do you have any support with tinnitus?
    The hearing aids we provide include technology to help mask the tinnitus out. Some of our audiologists nationwide supply tinnitus counselling, although not all. The UK Veterans Hearing Foundation are now seeking help from other organisations to work alongside us and help support with tinnitus.
  • Will I qualify if my hearing deteriorated after my time in service?
    Yes, Veterans will need to supply proof of service and complete the application to get their process started.
  • Is there an age limit?
    No, but you must be an Ex Serviceman.
  • How does the process work?
    The UK Veterans Hearing Foundation will find the correct pathway for each particular Veteran. We will ask all Veterans to complete a Phase 1 to start their process with us and attend a hearing test. We will arrange this for all qualifying Veterans with one of our nationwide audiologists.
  • How long does the process take?
    The process will take anything up to a year to complete.
  • Do I need to contribute to the hearing aids?
    Not currently.
  • What type of hearing aids do you supply?
    Top of the range hearing technology!
  • Will I get a hearing test? Who will do this?
    Yes, we will arrange the hearing test within a local area, by an audiologist who works alongside us.

Partially & Fully Funded

You will receive a free Hearing Test, all funding for your new Hearing Aids and any accessories you might need! Tinnitus support is also available at no cost!

5 Years Guarantee

All our hearing technology comes with a 5 year guarantee & hearing aids with a 3 month exchange programme, ensuring your hearing aids are just right for you!

Extensive Aftercare

Once you have received your new hearing aids, we continue to offer you support at any time. This includes 3 years of expert aftercare to ensure 100% satisfaction.

Improved Quality Of Life

Our expert can select the best hearing aid systems, tailored specifically to suit your hearing needs. You can then enjoy a new and improved quality of life!

Help Us Fit More Veterans!

Since becoming a charity, we have managed to fit over 50 veterans with top-class hearing aids! However, we still have more than 2,500 veterans who need our help in getting back to a normal standard of life after the hearing damage they received in their years of service. Any donations we receive are a huge help in the lives of our vets and we are eternally grateful for whatever you may be able to spare.

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Proudly supporting those who serve!

UK Veterans Hearing Help (now the UK Veterans Hearing Foundation) received the Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme in 2016, in 2019 we achieved Silver level and in 2020 we achieved the highest level Gold. The scheme provides an award for organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and armed forces community.

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