Augusta Health holds info session on resources for deaf, hard of hearing community

Over the past several months, Augusta Health has worked with members of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community (and their families) to improve communication with this population of patients.

augusta healthAn information session scheduled for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Augusta Community Care Building Meeting Room #3 will present a summary of the resources available, as well as provide demonstrations of some of them.

Demonstrations will include:

  • Video Remote Interpreting System
  • iPad Tablet Interpreting
  • Live Interpretation by Civic Access, our 24/7 partner in interpreting
  • The patient registration system accommodations
  • The Employee Education module on Disability Awareness