Cognition and hearing service referral for patients with diagnosed or suspected dementia or mild cognitive impairment
Author: Dr. Siobhán Brennan - Lead Clinical Scientist (Audiology), Cognition and Hearing Service
Date Published: September 2020
Date to review: September 2023
Description: NICE guidance recommends a hearing assessment is considered for individuals with diagnosed or suspected dementia or mild cognitive impairment.
The Dementia information on Hearing and Cognition Service document provides information about the links between hearing loss and dementia, and about referral to Sheffield’s Hearing and Cognition Service.
A separate referral form is also provided.