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hearing impaired nurses ( advice from pls)

  1. 0 hi there im brand new to this site and forum. i hail from Australia and am the equivalent to a lpn/lvn.
    bilateral hearing loss / hearing aids for about 35 yrs/ no real problem/ i only ask for a phone with adjustable volume.
    i recently changed jobs and it has more older pts.
    who have mentioned that im speaking loud to them.
    i have read in the past that hearing impaired/ deaf ppl c0ome across as loud/ arrogant / abrupt( sic) do u find this the case?
    have u had problems with this?
    how have u overcome this/ how can we as a community overcome