The hospital has access to interpreters for a number of foreign languages should a patient require it. These services are free to the patient.
For the Hearing Impaired
A telecommunications device is available to help hearing-impaired patients or patients who want to communicate with a hearing-impaired relative or friend. Arrangements can also be made to have a person who uses sign language help a hearing-impaired or deaf patient.
Mail and Flowers
Mail and flowers will be delivered directly to your room. Mail received after you leave will be forwarded to your home address. If you have letters to send, postage stamps can be purchased from the Business Office and the nursing staff will arrange for mailing. Friends and family may e-mail a patient by following the link on the hospital’s web site at www.hancockmemhospital.com.
The services of a notary are available for patients through the Business Office. If you need notary services, please contact your nurse.