Printable Communication Aids

Printable Communication Aids

Before you arrive, you may wish to print a Communication Alert sign to bring with you, and use to notify and alert staff of your individual communication needs. Please tell us of any special need you may have and we will address it.

I have Vision Loss

I am Deaf

I am Deaf-Blind

I am Deaf and I Speak

I am Deaf and Cannot Speak

I Use Hearing Aids

I Read Lips

I Hear but Cannot Speak

I Require Interpretation

Small signs: I am Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Hospital Kit for Patients with Hearing Loss

In association with the Hearing Loss Association of Washington, Swedish has developed a Hospital Kit for Patients with Hearing Loss for patients with special communication needs that includes communication aids, information brochures, signage and alert cards to give to your providers. Please feel free to request a Hospital Kit when you arrive for your stay.

MyChart lets you manage your health care from a computer or smartphone, 24/7


What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay

Prepare for your hospital stay with this interactive tutorial.

Welcome to Swedish hospital guide

in eight languages.


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First Hill: 206-386-2747
Cherry Hill: 206-320-3278
Ballard: 206-781-6053
Edmonds: 425-640-4349


Personalized Patient websites 

Keep family and friends updated with a free, personalized Web site from Caring Bridge.