Dunsborough & Margaret River Hearing is affiliated with the following groups which enable us to provide our patients with the highest quality of hearing health services available.
Office of Hearing Services
The Office of Hearing Services manages the issuing of vouchers for eligible clients to access hearing assessments and devices from hearing service providers of their choice. Dunsborough and Margaret River Hearing is accredited to provide services for OHS clients and is bound by the regulations of this body. It also administers the provision of hearing services for eligible clients with special needs.
It is responsible for:
- assessment of client applications for hearing services and provision of vouchers to eligible clients;
- accreditation of hearing services providers (companies, partnerships, or individuals);
- development and monitoring of standards for clinical services;
- providing support to clients, practitioners and providers;
- coordination of quality assurance measures; and
- providing advice on policy and strategic directions for provision of hearing services.
At Dunsborough & Margaret River Hearing our staff are fully accredited to conduct hearing tests under Workcover legislation. Workplaces that are deemed to be a ‘prescribed Workplace’ require their employees to undergo hearing assessments as part of their Occupational Health and Safety Program. Our Audiological booths and equipment are also regularly calibrated and registered with Workcover.
Department of Mines and Petroleum
It is a regulation of the Department of Mining and Petroleum (DoMP) that all individuals working on Western Australian Mine Sites undergo a Mines Workers Health Surveillance. Our Staff are accredited and fully qualified to conduct these assessments, including hearing testing and Lung function testing (Spriometry)
Audiological Society of Australia
Our Audiologist’s are members of the Audiological Society of Australia Inc (ASA), the professional association for Audiologists in Australia. We are bound by a Code of Ethics and practice according to this code. We also undertake ongoing professional development activities which is also regulated by the Audiological Society of Australia.