A Hosptials and the Hard of Hearing Person tri-fold brochure of your Rights and Responsibilities includes:
< Steps for the waiting room.
< Your pre-hospitalization.
< Suggestions to reduce communication challenges in emergency situation.
< Planning and preparing for better communication for your hospital stay and items to ask for;
> Telephone amplification and/or captioning, visable ring alert,
> TV amplification and captioning,
> Hearing loss access symbol for your chart and wall,
> An amplification device,
> Educational "captioned" videos.
Your rights as a hard of hearing patient.
A Small Wall or Bed Placard with Communication Tips.
Blue Hearing Symbol Stickers for;
patient wrist band, hospital chart, nurses station intercom.
TIPS cards for doctors, nurses, techs, family, friends.
"Please Face Me" buttons for sticking to hospital gowns.
Plastic bag for temporary storage of hearing aid or CI with ID card.
An HLA information card.