The Tool in Action

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The NHS Nottingham, UK audiology services team introduced the Ida Motivation Tools into their consultations over the course of three days in 2012.

They found that the tools provide a valuable framework that taps into the person with hearing loss's needs and motivations more readily than a standard history.

Watch audiologist Naomi Russell use the tools with a client and reflect on her experience.

The Nottingham audiology team reflected on their experiences at the end of each day of using the Motivation Tools with clients.

The group realized that elements of the intake could be replaced with the Ida Motivation Tools without detriment to the client or creating additional time constraints.

A private hearing clinic in London has integrated the Ida Motivation Tools into their daily practice. Watch an audiologist at the clinic use the tools with a client and listen to her reflections on the experience. 

At the film's conclusion, the team discusses how they changed as an organization to incorporate the Ida tools and why the Ida tools are a valuable resource that positively affects outcomes.