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

Who

The Handbook is a joint HealthWest Partnership and Inner North West Primary Care Partnership project, and involved a collaboration between professionals and consumers from Melbourne’s West and Inner North.

Why

This resource builds the capacity of local organisations to become health literate organisation and makes it easy for anyone to find, understand and use information and services.

What

The Make it Easy handbook is designed to support organisations to become health literate by:

  • Understanding what it means to be a health literate organisation
  • Conducting a mini self-assessment of your organisation (16 indicators)
  • Giving you specific ideas for making improvements
  • Directing you to high quality resources.

Outcome

The handbook has been downloaded and used extensively across the region.

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

Contact: HealthWest Partnership

Topics:
VicPCP, Capacity Building, Health Literacy, HealthWest Partnership