On this page you will find a few examples of resources we think will be useful to you in your advocacy work: in our Community Members’ pages we look forward to sharing your contributions!

It is a really good idea to share resources and see what is happening in other countries. This is crucial to advocacy work.

CI User

LIVING GUIDELINES FOR CI FOR ADULTS

LIVING GUIDELINES FOR CI FOR ADULTS
The Living Guidelines Project aims at producing evidence based guidelines for CI in adults, to ensure that those who need CIs get the best possible services. CIICA has had a role in ensuring that the user voice is heard in the development of the guidelines, and held four Conversations where you had your say. DOWNLOAD THE SUMMARY.

Quality Standards for Children, Young People and Adults

Quality Standards for Children, Young People and Adults
With increasing interest in Quality Standards for CI, the British Cochlear Implant Group has revised the current Standards for implantation for children, young people and adults. They are now published and available for your use.

CIICA and EUROCIU launch new resource: WHY HEARING WELL MATTERS FOR HEALTHY AGEING

CIICA and EUROCIU launch new resource: WHY HEARING WELL MATTERS FOR HEALTHY AGEING
Healthy Ageing is linked to addressing hearing loss: reviewing recent research our briefing concludes that addressing hearing loss can support healthy ageing. Read more about this exciting new resource and download it and share!

Quality Standards for Rehabilitation of Children receiving CI

Quality Standards for Rehabilitation of Children receiving CI
The Quality Standard for Rehabilitation in Children with CI is a great outcome from the Voices Erasmus project with resources for parents and therapists.

Cochlear Implant Quality of Life (CIQOL) Instruments for Adult Assessment

Cochlear Implant Quality of Life (CIQOL) Instruments for Adult Assessment
CIQOL is a suite of instruments which can be used to provide a comprehensive assessment of the functional abilities of adults with CI. The person-centered approach used by the team at the Medical University of South Carolina contrasts with many previously developed patient-reported outcome measures, which were developed using expert opinion. Read more here about how you can access them free of charge.

Adult Aural Rehabilitation Resources and Tips from ACIAlliance

Adult Aural Rehabilitation Resources and Tips from ACIAlliance
The American CI Alliance have many great resources for Adult Aural Rehabilitation and Tips for CI Users. These resources are free to download and include information on Aural Rehabilitation and Tips for a variety of scenarios. Have a look to see what is available to support adult CI use.

THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT? MEMBERS’ VOICES

THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT? MEMBERS’ VOICES
The Pandemic has had a huge impact globally - and on those with hearing loss and those with CI. Here you can see videos from a range of CI users, families and service providers illustrating the challenges the pandemic has brought and what they have learnt from it.

IDA’S PERSON CENTRED CARE (PCC) KNOWLEDGE BANK

IDA’S PERSON CENTRED CARE (PCC) KNOWLEDGE BANK
Person Centered Care is increasingly recognised as important in health care and the IDA Institute has been working in this area for some time. They now have some great resources to help us in our busy lives to find the information we need. It brings you studies, reports and tools. Do have a look!

LIVING GUIDELINES: LISTENING TO CI USERS

LIVING GUIDELINES: LISTENING TO CI USERS
The Living Guidelines Project aims at producing evidence based guidelines for CI in adults, to ensure that those who need CIs get the best possible services. CIICA has had a role in ensuring that the user voice is heard in the development of the guidelines, and held four Conversations where you had your say. DOWNLOAD THE SUMMARY.