Telethon Speech & Hearing

Chevron Australia's partnership with Telethon Speech & Hearing (TSH) to deliver the Chevron Ear Health Program is helping create potentially life-changing outcomes for children with middle-ear infection in the Pilbara region. The partnership focuses on facilitating best practice in ear health care providing education, audiology and clinical services.

The Chevron Ear Health Program is the only program in Western Australia that provides mobile screening, diagnosis and clinical care pathways to address the significant ear health concerns of Aboriginal children.

Our expanded program now includes:

  • The mobile advanced paediatric audiology remote vehicle providing mobile ear clinic services with specialised equipment for infant diagnostic testing, as well as paediatric hearing tests for children aged 0 to 4 years
  • Health resources kits and education sessions – targeted at ear health and prevention for families, educators and health providers
  • Contribution to the Pilbara Ear Health Model of Care handbook which provides best ear health practices in order to protect children's ears
  • An online “Ear Health Portal” to leave a lasting legacy by significantly improving the coordination of services and access to information to ensure all children receive the highest quality of care

 

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