Below is a list of links we think you may find useful.
CIICA is a new and innovative community of cochlear implant users and family advocacy groups sharing the vision of increasing access to cochlear implants.
Cochlear has some great support products and information available. Helpful information on your Cochlear Implant, from everyday management to trouble shooting and tips.
The Hearing House, a provider to the Northern Cochlear Implant Program, works with adults, who need, or have, a cochlear implant. Audiologists and rehabilitationists aim to get adults who are now severely or profoundly deaf, participating fully in life again.
The Northern Cochlear Implant Programme has information and advise on Cochlear Implant treatment and funding for the northern region in NZ.
The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme, providing cochlear implant services to New Zealanders living south of Taupo.
The future of health is an Aotearoa NZ government website explaining the transformation the health system is undergoing to create a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred system that will improve the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.
Ensuring that older adults can effectively hear and engage with the people and world around them is key to optimizing health and well-being. The Cochlear Center is dedicated to recruiting and training a generation of researchers, clinicians and public health experts who can study the impact that hearing loss has on public health, develop and test strategies to address hearing loss and help implement effective policies for hearing loss at the local, national and global levels.
The HQSC have extensive resources on their consumer engagement programme, Partners in Care, believing consumers should be actively involved in decision making about health and disability services at every level – including governance, planning, policy, setting priorities, and highlighting quality issues. The resource is exceptionally beneficial for consumers who wish to take an active role in advocating for cochlear implant services for adults.