Assistive Services

Assistive Services and Devices for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Frisbie Memorial Hospital is committed to providing meaningful and equal access to medical services and programs by facilitating communication of essential information to all of our patients and/or companions in a language and manner they understand. Every effort will be made to provide an assistive service, aide, or device in a timely manner. These services will be provided on a 24-hour basis and will be provided free of charge.

For questions or concerns related to deaf and hard of hearing, language or visual needs you may call the 24-hour information line at 603-994-7667 and leave a message. We will make every attempt to return your call the next business day. For TTY device services, please call 603-994-7666.

The following is a listing of devices and services offered to assist you during your stay:

Assistive Services

  • Video Conferencing with Certified ASL Interpreters
  • Relay Services (NH Relay)
  • Telephone Interpreting Services (Video Relay Service or VRS)
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter

Assistive Devices/Aides

  • Regular or printable TTY telecommunication devices
  • Amplified listening device (i.e. Pocket Talker)
  • Closed captioning for television
  • Telephone amplifier
  • Alerting strobe light for incoming phone call
  • Door knock alarm
  • Dry erase board
  • Pictogram book
  • Writing/drawing back and forth