Health Literacy

What is Health Literacy?

Health Literacy refers to a person’s ability to obtain, communicate and understand the information they need to make informed decisions about their health.

The complex infrastructure, policies, processes, materials, people and relationships that make up our health system influence reduce a person’s health literacy capacity, making it more difficult for them to make good health care decisions.

Our work:

Previous work:

Health Literacy Course

This six-month course was aimed at integrating health literacy practice across organisations.

EMR Health Literacy Needs Assessment

A survey mapping health literacy work in the EMR and the support agencies felt they needed to do this work.