Job Assist - Employee Assistance Fund
The Employee Assistance Fund is intended to provide support for individuals with a disability to obtain work related equipment, workplace modifications, assistance and support services. In the hearing impaired context the equipment support relates to items, other than hearing aids, to assist them perform more effectively in their work environment. Applicants may be seeking employment, have a job or be self employed.
Some examples of equipment that can be obtained might be a special work telephone, a hearing aid accessory such as a remote control or remote microphone or indeed amplified stethoscopes for doctors and nurses.
ACE Audiology can assist in recommending specific accessories that can assist you in your employment endeavours.