Health Literacy

A Health Literate organisation is one that makes it easy for anyone to find, understand and use information and services.

 

They:

  • use every day health words

  • are easy to phone

  • are easy to visit and find your way in

  • have staff who are easy to understand

  • have easy to read forms and brochures

  • are easy to look up on the web

  • talk to consumers about what they need.

 

A Health Literate organisation will:

  • improve health outcomes

  • strengthen their strategic and operational advantage

  • improve consumer safety and reduce legal risk through effective communication

  • improve quality and meet accreditation standards

  • improve consumer satisfaction and reduce complaints

  • improve efficiency and cost effectiveness

Impact Report - Designing Easy to Read Resources 2019
Health Literacy Environment Audit - Heathcote Health Case Study 2017
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Health Literacy Environment 
Audits - Poster 2018
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Designing Easy to Read Resources Poster 2019
Designing Easy to Read Resources Workshops - Overview 2018
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VicPCP Online Health Literacy Course