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Do you wear an NHS hearing aid? Come along to the free drop in clinics at your local library

August 1, 2017

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Learn about the different services available. Find out how to care for your hearing aid, pick up batteries and get tubing changed at Action on Hearing Loss drop-in clinics in our libraries.  For more details about these events contact Donna McSwiggan Tel: 01563 539900 / 07429 199617.

Alloway Library, Doonholm Road, Ayr KA7 4QQ
Tel: 01292 442395

Thursday 24th August 2017,  10am -12noon
Thursday 28th September 2017, 10am -12noon


Maybole Library, 1 High Street, Maybole KA19 7AB
Tel: 01655 883044

Thursday 21st September 2017, 10am – 12noon

Prestwick Library, 14 Kyle Street, Prestwick KA9 1PQ
Tel: 01292 476769

Monday 21st August 2017, 10am – 12noon
Monday 18th September 2017, 10am – 12noon

Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF
Tel: 01292 315352

Tuesday 5th September 2017, 2pm -4pm

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Do you wear an NHS hearing aid? Come along to the free drop in clinics at your local library

January 17, 2017

hearing-aid-loss

Learn about the different services available. Find out how to care for your hearing aid, pick up batteries and get tubing changed at Action on Hearing Loss drop-in clinics in our libraries.  For more details about these events contact Donna McSwiggan Tel: 01563 539900 / 07429 199617.

Alloway Library, Doonholm Road, Ayr KA7 4QQ
Tel: 01292 442395

Thursday 26 January 2017,  10am -12noon
Thursday 23 February 2017, 10am -12noon
Thursday 23 March 2017, 10am – 12noon

Forehill Library, 31 Mount Oliphant Crescent, Ayr KA7 3EN
Tel: 01292 265591

Thursday 9 February 2017, 10am -12noon

Girvan Library, Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE
Tel: 01465 712813

Wednesday 22 February 2017, 10am – 12noon

Maybole Library, 1 High Street, Maybole KA19 7AB
Tel: 01655 883044

Thursday 16 February 2017, 10am – 12noon

Prestwick Library, 14 Kyle Street, Prestwick KA9 1PQ
Tel: 01292 476769

Monday 20 February 2017, 10am – 12noon
Monday 20 March 2017, 10am – 12noon

Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF
Tel: 01292 315352

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 2pm -4pm
Tuesday 7 March 2017, 2pm – 4pm

Knitting groups for people with sight loss, RNIB drop-in sessions and joint sensory equipment demonstrations in South Ayrshire

September 29, 2014

Ayrshire Local Integrated Sensory Service (ALISS)

Knitting Groups

RNIB are starting groups for people with sight loss to share tips on how to still enjoy knitting, learn about tips and equipment that may help, and to enjoy the hobby with others.

Please note – places are limited and must be booked

Knitting basketJoin us at Carnegie Library, 12 Main Street Ayr, KA8 8EB from 2pm – 4pm on the following dates:

Wednesday 1st October 2014
Wednesday 15th October 2014
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Wednesday 12th November 2014
Wednesday 26th November 2014

All materials will be provided.

To book a place or for more information please contact Joanne Reilly Email: joanne.reilly@rnib.org.uk  Tel: 01563 526011 or mobile 07584203040

RNIB drop-in information and advice sessions

Does sight loss affect your daily living, or that of someone you care for?

Come along to one of our drop-ins for:

  • Discussing any concerns or needs
  • Signposting or referral to other agencies
  • Leaflets and information
  • Trying a small range of equipment
  • Hints and tips on living with sight loss

All sessions are 10am – 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Wednesday 12th November 2014
South Ayrshire Carers Centre 43 Sandgate, Ayr, KA7 1DA

Wednesday 26th November 2014, 10am – 12 noon
Girvan Library,  Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE
(This is a joint session with Action on Hearing Loss)

Friday 5th December 2014
Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF

Wednesday 10th  December 2014
Carrick Centre, The Carrick Centre, Culzean Road, Maybole, Ayrshire KA19 7DE

Please note: Drop-in sessions may be subject to change due to circumstances out-with our control. If you are in any doubt please phone Joanne Reilly on the day to check  Tel: 07584203040

Joint Sensory Equipment demonstrations

Do you have sight loss and/ or hearing loss? Or do you know someone who does?

Come along to one of our free equipment and products drop ins where you can view and try a range of daily living equipment

No need to book – just pop in on the day!

Thursday 30th October 2014, 10am – 12 noon
Girvan Library,  Montgomerie Street, Girvan KA26 9HE

For further information please contact Joanne or Donna Tel: 01563 52601.

Do you wear NHS hearing aids? Come to the FREE walk-in hearing aid clinic at Troon Library

May 1, 2013

Unknown-1The free clinic provides:

• new batteries and new earmould tubing
• advice on how to use and clean your hearing aids • information on services that can help you

Your local service is available at: Troon Library, 5 South Beach, Troon KA10 6EF

When?

  • Tuesday 7th May 2013 2-4pm
  • Tuesday 4th June 2013 2-4pm
  • Tuesday 2nd July 2013 2-4pm
  • Tuesday 6th August 2013 2-4pm
  • Tuesday 3rd September 2013 2-4pm

If you require further information contact Donna McSwiggan, Project Coordinator on 01563 539900 or email donna.mcswiggan@hearingloss.org.uk

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