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Hard of hearing Glossary Term

We use this term to describe people with mild to moderate hearing loss (unable to hear sounds between 25dB and 69Db). We quite often apply this term to people who are losing their hearing gradually due to age.
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Helpline Glossary Term

A telephone service offering advice relating to a specific area of interest or service, such as information on smoking cessation or benefits advice.
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Holidays/outings Glossary Term

A vacation or holiday is a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations. Vacations are often spent with friends or family.
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Hemianopia Glossary Term

An effect of stroke where one half of the visual field can be lost.
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HLA-B27 Glossary Term

Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) B27 is implicated in certain eye disorders such as acute anterior uveitis and iritis, psoriatic arthritis and ulcerative colitis associated spondyloarthritis.
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Holistic Glossary Term

This means taking all the elements of a person's life into account - including physical, emotional, mental and spiritual elements.
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