Join our April Member Meeting using Zoom
Elaine McCaffrey will be presenting
Hospital Safety for those with Hearing Loss
Elaine has been a member of the HLAA Board of directors since 2020 and has been President of the HLAA Chicago North Shore Chapter since 2016. She also spear- headed the Chapter’s “Panel Discussion: Hospital Safety for People with Hearing Loss Program” from 2016 to 2020. Elaine is the current chair of the HLAACommunication Access in Health Care Program. Elaine’s advocacy passion is hospital safety for those with hearing loss. In October of 2020 she spearheaded the sixth annual hospital safety program with multiple Chicago area hospitals and hospital systems. In this presentation Elaine will go over tips and suggestions for hospital advocacy, how the Chicago HLAA chapter began their Hospital Safety Program and the importance of self-advocacy. This presentation will allow you to be better prepared to advocate for yourself or for your loved one in a hospital or medical setting – You never know when you will need it.
Meeting starts at 10:00 am MST
- You can join at 9:45 am MST for a Zoom tutorial with informative instructions to make sure you can view the presentation material, the presentor, captioning, and sign language interperters at the same time.
- Live captioning will be provided on Zoom.
- Sign language interperters will be available on Zoo
The link for the Zoom meeting is in the April newsletter on the hearinglossabq.org webpage. I will also be mailing a reminder of the meeting again the day before the meeting and that email will also contain a link to the Zoom meeting.