HILTON AUDIOLOGY UNIT

The Audiology Unit was set up in March 2015 as a part of the Organization’s strategy to pursue early detection and intervention as its core function, as well as provide much needed support services through a multidisciplinary team effort, to the two Hilton schools.

The Unit offers the only infant screening and diagnostic testing services in Fiji. It also provides other hearing screening and testing, hearing aid fittings/repair and maintenance, ear moulds and speech therapy.

Hearing Screening & Tests Available:

  • Otoscopic Examination
  • Tympanometry
  • Play Audiometry
  • Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions
  • Diagnostic Auditory Brainstem Response
  • Auditory Steady State Response
  • Neonatal Screening Program
  • Parent support programmes
  • Sign Language classes

The Audiology department is overseen and run by a team of professionals comprising of a consultant audiologist and a therapy assistant. The Unit works in collaboration with Ears Inc., an Australian Organization that specialises in Audiology. Audiologists from Ears Inc. provide advice, up-skilling and training to the Hilton staff. Ears Inc. specialists also visit at least five times each year for specialised clinics.

The Audiology Unit operational times are Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm. Consultations are by appointment only.