Ida Institute

The Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organization working to integrate person-centered care in hearing rehabilitation. We aim to enable people with hearing loss to take an active role in their care by expressing their needs and preferences. Together with hearing care professionals around the world, we develop free tools and resources to strengthen the counseling process. Our website is a collaborative space where we invite you to share knowledge, information and resources.

Latest News

WHO Stakeholders' Meeting on Programme on Hearing Loss Held

FRI JUL 13, 2018

The World Health Organization Programme on Prevention of Hearing Loss and Deafness held their Third Stakeholders’ Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, on 3-4 July.

Workshop Asks Partners in Hearing for Different Perspectives

FRI JUL 6, 2018

The workshop brought together people with hearing loss, hearing care professionals, and representatives of patient organizations to develop new ideas that can support people with hearing loss on their hearing journey.

Championing Person-Centered Care in Singapore

THU JUN 28, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Ellery Martin is a Senior Lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Senior Audiologist at the National University Hospital in Singapore.

Helping people hear is about knowing how to listen. The Ida Institute is a nonprofit founded in 2007 with a grant from the Oticon Foundation with the goal of bringing person-centered care to hearing healthcare.

Ask questions, join discussions, and take courses on person-centered care to earn CEUs at home or on the go.

Our tools are developed in collaboration with hearing care professionals to bring person-centered care into daily practice.


Learn more about the Ida Institute benchmark of quality for person-centered care