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Interpreter and Communication Services

We are pleased to provide immediate and equal access to Effective Communication Aids and Services.  These auxiliary aids and services are available free of charge.

The following is a partial listing of devices, aids, and services available to you during your stay.


Deaf/Hard of Hearing Aids/Services

  • Personal Communicator/Amplifier
  • Large Button Telephone with Volume Control/Ringer Light
  • Wipe Board/Eraser
  • Licensed ASL Interpreters
  • Video Conferencing with Certified ASL Interpreters
  • Closed Caption Televisions
  • Baby Cry & Signaler
  • Door Knocker (Light alerts patient when anyone knocks at the door)
  • Hearing Aid Batteries - limited sizes
  • CART (Communication Access Real-Time Translation) - a real-time captioning system to
    transcribe spoken speech into written text 


Visual Aids/Services

  • Tape and CD Recorder & CDs/Tapes for personalized instructions
  • Advance Directives in Braille and on Audio Tape
  • Patient Rights in Braille and on Audio Tape
  • Magnifiers
  • Signature Guides
  • Bold write pen - unique point provides bold, easy writing 


Patients with Limited English Proficiency

  • Picture of Health Binder
  • Vidatak EZ Language Boards - English, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Tagalog, Korean, Russian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, German, Italian and Farsi (Persian)
  • Point To Talk Booklets - 19 Different Languages
  • Language Line Phones and Service with at least three different over the phone services
  • On Site Interpreters are available by contacting Interpreter Services/Communications
  • Advance Directives in many languages, including Indonesian
  • Patient Rights in Spanish and Indonesian
  • Many Translated Forms are available on our intranet


For additional information call or visit:
Interpreter Services/Communications Manager (603) 740-2451
Interpreter Services/Communications Coordinator (603) 740-3399
Communications Staff (603) 742-5252
TTY (603) 740-2240

Office location: 1st floor in the back of Main Lobby - to the right of Imaging Services


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Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
789 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820
Phone: (603) 742-5252
Toll free: 1 (877) 201-7100