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Canadian Hard of
Hearing Association
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-BC Chapter
Hospital Kit
for People with Hearing Loss
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association
BC Chapter offers a Hospital Kit which we
hope will make any hospital stay less
stressful for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing
patient. We also hope it will serve to educate
the hospital staff and visitors about the
special communication needs of the patient
with hearing loss.
Each hospital kit contains the following:
BROCHURES: “Are you Deaf or Hard of Hearing and going to Hospital?”
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-BC Chapter information.
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INTERNATIONAL SYMBOL CARD: To be
placed on the wall over the bed or on the door. Use
the Hard of Hearing side or the Deaf side, attach
with poster strips supplied. Please read poster strips
instructions first.
Front of card
Back of card
PICTORIAL/SYMBOL CARD: To be used to indicate patient needs and concerns through the use of pictures and symbols.
PICTORIAL/SYMBOL CARD: To be used to
indicate patient needs and concerns through the
use of pictures and symbols.
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Front of card
Back of card
SMALL HEARING LOSS STICKERS: To
be placed on charts, patient wrist bands,
and the intercom button at the nurse’s
station as a reminder that you cannot
understand or hear if they speak to you
over the intercom.
BLUE EAR PIN: International symbol.
It can be pinned on the hospital gown
or pillow.
COMMUNICARD: Show/display to physicians, staff and others.
COMMUNICARD:
Show/display to physicians, staff and others.
I HAVE A HEARING LOSS.
To make our conversation easier, please:
Face me and do not cover your mouth.
Speak clearly but not too quickly.
Cut out background noise if possible.
Write your message if necessary.
Front of card
Phone: 1-866-888-2442
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.chha-bc.org
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CommuniCard
Back of card
SPECIAL COMMUNICATION NEEDS CARDS:
Communication tips and further information to give to staff.
Please tick appropriate items and indicate if you need your
glasses to speech read.
SMALL PLASTIC BAG: For
hearing aid/CI processor storage,
as well as information for use. A
safety pin is supplied, please
complete the label with your name
and room number.
PEN AND PAPER: If needed for writing
messages.
For more information please contact CHHA-BC at:
(604) 795-9238
Toll Free: 1-866-888-2442
E-mail: [email protected]
or check out the web-site at: http://chha-bc.org
Our office is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
10:00 am-2:00 pm
We are located at:
101-9300 Nowell Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 4V7
Thank you,
Colleen N. Guntner
Project Co-ordinator, CHHA-BC
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