RHF Hearing Foundation

and the Community Services Committee

of the Rotary Club of Vancouver


audiology(from left to right)Jack Zaleski, President Rotary Hearing Foundation, Dr. Marianne McCormick, Registered Audiologist, Clinical Supervisor for Vancouver Community Audiology Centre, Mary Laing, President Elect , Rotary Club of Vancouver

Rotary Club of Vancouver has provided funds to the Vancouver Community Audiology Centre in the amount of $3942.40 for the purchase of an audiometer for outreach hearing testing for frail elderly patients in private home and residential care settings. When not in use for outreach hearing tests, the audiometer will also be used by Vancouver Community Speech Language Pathologists to screen hearing of preschoolers with speech-language delay. 
Read full Press Release here.

The Vancouver Community Audiology Centre provides audiology services to residents of Vancouver between the age of 0-19 years old and dependant adults who receive professional caregiver support for activities of daily living

In addition, the RHF Hearing Foundation has granted:
 
$5,000 to Power to be Adventure Therapy Society for their adventure program for children who are hard of hearing
$10,000 to the Children's Hearing and Speech Centre for their "First Words" Program for babies from birth to 3 years of age who are diagnosed with hearing loss.
$11, 655 to the UBS School of Audiology and Speech Sciences for a GSI Clinical Audiometer for hearing testing.

$25,000 to the BC Children's Hospital for a new KTP Laser used in ear surgery.