Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians is committed to providing services to meet the needs of Deaf, hard of hearing, and late-deafened people with dignity, integrity, and respect. American Sign Language-English interpreters can be hired through Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians to facilitate communication between deaf and hearing people in a wide range of settings. This pamphlet explains how to request interpreting services.
Sometimes you have difficulty speaking to certain people. It is especially hard if you are upset by something someone said or did, and you want to let the person know how you feel. This 1 page sheet outlines some tips on how to find it easier to communicate.
Criticism is an observation about you made by someone else. This pamphlet outlines tips for handling criticism and things you can do to get past disagreements. The French version of this pamphlet 1809, "Faire face à la critique", is also available.
La critique est une observation faite à notre sujet par une autre personne. Ce feuillet décrit des façons de faire face à la critique et de passer outre aux mésententes. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Handling Criticism" pamphlet 0771. Criticism is an observation about you made by someone else. This pamphlet outlines tips for handling criticism and things you can do to get past disagreements.
Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
Conseils et suggestions pour vous aider à participer à vos propres soins et à assurer un séjour à l'hôpital plus sécuritaire. Les sujets incluent votre programme de soins, la communication, l'identification, le lavage des mains et vos médicaments. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1696, "Patients first: your safety, your well-being". Tips and suggestions are offered to help you take part in your own care and ensure a safer hospital stay. Topics include: your care plan, comm…