Worried about your hearing?
Not sure if you need to speak to an audiologist?
Click here to find out.
It only takes 3 minutes!
Our online hearing test is a helpful way to find out more about your hearing. It is not designed to replace a clinical test with a qualified audiologist, either at home or in our clinic. However, it can help you decide if you need to take a closer look at your hearing.
A brief guide to taking Hearing Wales online hearing test
- Make sure you have some headphones or earphones handy, which you can plug into your PC, laptop or mobile device.
- If you know your email address make sure you have it to hand as your results and some advice will be sent to you.
- Find a quiet environment.
- After an initial question the online hearing test will begin. Low, mid and high-pitched tones will play out in turn. You will be asked to hit the plus or minus button to a point at which you can just make out the sound.
- After each question click the ‘Next’ button.
- You will then be asked a few questions about your hearing in different situations.
- After completing the Hearing Wales online hearing test you will be asked if you want a call back from an audiologist and to submit your email for your results.
- Remember, getting your hearing tested is a fundamental step to improving your wellbeing, your comfort and your future prospects in terms of staving off dementia and other conditions.
Using our online hearing test can help you decide whether to speak to an audiologist. Its not designed to replace a clinical hearing test but can give you a little bit more information. Of course you don’t have to take the online hearing test before you get in touch! You can call us any time to discuss your hearing and to find out how Hearing Wales can support you.
Most importantly, don’t worry! If you do find you have some kind of hearing loss, you are not alone!
There are 12 million people with hearing loss in the UK, that’s around 1 IN 5 of us.
More than 40% of people over 50 years old have hearing loss, rising to 71% of people over the age of 70.*
*Figures from Action for Hearing Loss UK