Hearing Support Service using an Early Help Assessment (EHA)

  • Information regarding the Hearing Support service, including criteria to access the service, should be referred to and can be found on the Professional Choices website (www.professionalchoices.org.uk) and/or the Support Services for Education website (www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk)Please read these notes alongside the EHA as you complete it with parents:
  • Sections 1 and 2 need to be completed
  • Section 3 must be completed as it gives consent
  • In section 4 we only require details of the child being referred but you may complete the whole section to provide a wider context
  • In section 5, we only require the names, address and contact details of parents / carers
  • In section 6, we only need to know professionals who are directly involved with the child you are referring; please ensure you provide the details of the child’s Hospital ENT/Audiology and name of ENT consultant. You may complete the whole section to provide a wider context
  • Please complete as much of section 7 as you are able to. Please ensure you include the diagnosed hearing loss in section 7a.
  • Please complete as much of section 8 as you are able to that you feel are applicable.
  • In section 9, use the drop down menu to select “Hearing Support Service”

Please ensure you send the EHA to SSE.SEN@somerset.gov.uk and the EHACoordinator@somerset.gov.uk