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Hearing Assessment Service


The Hearing Assessment Service offers a free hearing assessment service across South Australia for children 0-18 years old.

Referral Process

A written referral is required prior to an appointment being arranged. 

Clients need to be referred into this program via their local Medical Officer, which may include:

  • General Practitioner
  • Ear Nose and Throat Specialist
  • Paediatrician
  • Neonatologist 

Children who do not require a referral from their local Medical Officer are those who have been referred from:

  • Country CaFHS sites
  • Preschool hearing check
  • Aboriginal Ear Health Projects
  • Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening Program
  • Youth Training Centres
  • External Audiology Services (for example Flinders Medical Centre, Women’s and Children’s Hospital)

 
Referrals should be faxed or posted to Children’s Audiology Service:

  • Fax:   (08) 8303 1640
  • Postal Address:
    WCHN Children’s Audiology Service
    295 South Terrace
    Adelaide SA 5000

Referral Forms

PDF documentPlease read this before you fill in the referral form (78kb)

PDF documentForm - Referral for an assessment of hearing (661kb)
 

What to bring

  • Personal Health Record (Blue Book)
  • Carer for any extra children

Locations

This service is provided regularly in the following locations.

Metropolitan

  • Adelaide - 295 South Terrace
  • Noarlunga Hospital - Alexander Kelly Drive
  • Elizabeth - GP Plus Health Care Centre, 16 Playford Boulevard
  • Elizabeth - Muna Paiendi Community Health Care Centre, Crn Mark Rd and Oldham Rd
  • Port Adelaide - Wonggangga Turtpandi Aboriginal Primary Health Care Services, 11 Church Street

Country

  • Port Augusta/Pika Wiya
  • Whyalla
  • Port Lincoln / Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service
  • Port Pirie
  • Kadina
  • Riverland
  • Mt Gambier
  • Murray Bridge

Contact Details

Business hours:    Monday - Friday,  8am - 4.30pm

Telephone:           (08) 8303 1530

PDF documentCustomer Feedback form (642kb)
 

All Child and Family Health Services are free and statewide. They are provided by qualified nurses, medical staff, audiologists, social workers, physiotherapists and Indigenous Cultural Consultants.

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