Priority 4 from the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the reasons for low hearing aid uptake, use and adherence for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss? (JLA PSP Priority 4)
Overall ranking 4
JLA question ID 0033/4
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence To follow
Health Research Classification System category Ear
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

What prevents/delays new users adjusting to wearing aids?  ~  How can we get people to accept wearing hearing aids, and to wear them regularly?  ~  How can we deal with people's dislike of wearing hearing aids?  ~  Does a stigma around hearing aids reduce uptake?

Submitted by Service users x 1, Clinicians x 1, Others x 1
Outcomes to be measured Barriers to hearing aid acclimatisation/Stigma as a barrier to hearing aid uptake
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0033
PSP name Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 87  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 3 September 2015