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    Video

    12/10/2015

    Health literacy video on understanding health information

    This video looks at issues of health literacy and patients' understanding of health information.

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    Journal article

    12/10/2015

    Health literacy among older adults: a systematic literature review - Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(10), 41-51.

    This systematic literature review was to describe the empirical findings on health literacy in adults 65 and older.

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    Article

    12/10/2015

    Health literacy and children: introduction. Pediatrics, 2009, 124, Suppl 3, S262-4

    Journal supplement including information on 'definition and measurement' and 'outcomes and interventions' in terms of health literacy and children.

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    Journal article

    12/10/2015

    Health Literacy and Health Outcomes in Diabetes: A Systematic Review. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(3), 444-452.

    Research article to identify, appraise, and synthesize research evidence on the relationships between health literacy (functional, interactive, and critical) or numeracy and health outcomes (i.e., knowledge, behavioral and clinical) in people with diabetes.

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    Report

    12/10/2015

    Health Literacy Around the World: Part 1: Health Literacy Efforts Outside Of the United States (2012)

    This paper is prepared to stimulate workshop discussion and help to initiate a dialogue among existing organisations from all sectors.

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    Checklist

    12/10/2015

    Health literacy assessment questions

    A questionnaire to assist health care teams in assessing the extent to which they are addressing health literacy in their work.

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    Website

    12/10/2015

    Health Literacy Group Website

    A stakeholder website for people interested in building the evidence base for Health Literacy and its impact on people and their lives, and in supporting national policy (UK) to reduce inequalities.

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    Report

    12/10/2015

    Health literacy in wales: a scoping document for wales

    This report proposes a definition of health literacy which can be used in the context of scoping health literacy in Wales and considers the links between health literacy and inequities highlighting the impact that optimising the population's health literacy level would have in bridging the current inequity gap.

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    Report

    12/10/2015

    Health literacy interventions and outcomes: an updated systematic review

    Update of a 2004 systematic review of health care service use and health outcomes related to differences in health literacy level and interventions designed to improve these outcomes for individuals with low health literacy.

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    Podcast

    12/10/2015

    Health Literacy podcast

    Short podcast with tips for professionals to help patients understand and use health information.

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    Report

    16/10/2015

    Health literacy practices in primary care settings: examples from the field

    This report presents findings from a 2005 study which identified five health literacy practices that staff considered especially valuable for their patients.and then followed it up with visits to five selected sites for staff and patient interviews.

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    Toolkit

    16/10/2015

    Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Tool 1: Form a Team.

    This tool provides guidance on forming a team to champion health literacy in your organisation. It includes guidance on who should be involved and how they should be trained.

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    Toolkit

    16/10/2015

    Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Tool 10: Culture and Other Considerations

    This tool provides guidance to practitioners in working in multicultural environments. It discusses the importance of learning about the health beliefs and cultural practices of the different ethnic groups using a service.

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    Toolkit

    16/10/2015

    Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Tool 11: Design Easy-To-Read Material

    This tool provides guidance on developing and using written materials that are easier to read. This can increase the chance that patients will use information correctly, which can both improve patient outcomes and save staff time.

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    Toolkit

    16/10/2015

    Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Tool 12: Use Health Education Material Effectively

    This tool offers strategies on how to use educational materials effectively to promote better patient understanding.

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    Toolkit

    16/10/2015

    Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Tool 13: Welcome Patients - Helpful Attitude, Signs, and More

    This tool offers suggestions for creating a welcoming atmosphere for patients by looking at how the front desk operates, the décor and facilities in the waiting room, and signs.

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