Health Literacy

Last updated Aug 18, 2020

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Health Literate Organisations

Make it Easy: A Handbook for Becoming a Health Literate Organisation

Designed to support organisations to become health literate.

Make it Easy: A Handbook for Becoming a Health Literate Organisation
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Victorian PCP Health Literacy Course

A free online health literacy course to improve organisational health literacy responsiveness.

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Evaluation of the Vic PCPs Online Health Literacy Course

A report focusing on reach, relevance, effectiveness, and sustainability of the course.

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Gippsland Guide to becoming a Health Literate Organisation

Supporting organisations in their understanding, awareness and implementation of best practice health literacy.

Gippsland Guide to becoming a Health Literate Organisation
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Enliven Organisational Health Literacy Self-Assessment Resource

A resource to guide and inform development as a health literate organisation.

Enliven Organisational Health Literacy Self-Assessment Resource
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Building Health Literate Organisations Toolkit

A toolkit for health services to implement the 10 attributes of a health literate organisation.

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Evaluating the Ripple Effect - Health Literacy Projects

Understanding the drivers, enablers and barriers to creating health literacy change within organisations.

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Practice Tips

The Power of Words

A quick guide to having conversations about alcohol and other drugs.

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Guide to Producing and Sourcing Quality Health Information

Guidelines to support high-quality health information for consumers and carers in Victoria.

Guide to Producing and Sourcing Quality Health Information
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Teach-back: A technique for better communication

Shows the use of the Teach-back method during consultation with a patient.

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Working with Women with Disabilities infographic tip sheet

Practical advice on how practitioners can support women with disabilities.

Working with Women with Disabilities infographic tip sheet
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Language Matters - guide for AOD workers

How to use language to empower clients and reinforce a person-centred approach.

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Refugee & Migrant

Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide

Primary care for people from refugee backgrounds.

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Survey

Exploring the health literacy among consumers and workers

A study in the community mental health sector.

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Useful Websites

ACSQHC Communicating for safety portal

Providing guidance, tools and resources to support the core skills for communicating for safety.

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Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

A health literacy hub for resources, podcasts, videos, tools and training opportunities.

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