Health Education England invites you to attend a Health Literacy Awareness Training one-day workshop
Thu 4 Apr 2019
Up to 61% of working age adults do not have adequate literacy skills to routinely understand health information (Rowlands et al 2015). They will find it more difficult to manage their health and wellbeing on a day to day basis; they will have the poorest health outcomes; they will be more likely to be ill more often and be more likely to die younger.
Being able to understand health information, and make subsequent decisions based on this understanding, and engage with health and care structures and systems, is therefore vital to a person's wellbeing and their ability to take positive action.
This workshop will enhance your understanding of the impact of health literacy on patients / service users, and provide practical tools to help you address the issues.
Anyone working within health and care organisations, and/or who has a responsibility for informing, improving and protecting people’s health and wellbeing, is welcome to attend to learn more about health literacy and how effective health literacy approaches can support person centred care, positive behavioural / lifestyle changes, and enhance shared decision making.
Please see attached below for further details and to book a place