Health Literacy Training – Rodbaston Hall
Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 18:30 buffet for 19:15 start
Rodbaston Hall, Rodbaston, Penkridge, Stafford ST19 5PH
Have you heard of Health Literacy?
Can you recognise a patient with limited health literacy?
How does it affect your patients?
It is your responsibility to ensure patient are more health literate – here is an opportunity not to miss!
Health literacy can be defined as ‘the personal characteristics and social resources needed for individuals and communities to access, understand, appraise and use information and services to make decisions about health. A study carried out across Stoke and Staffordshire pharmacist shows that few have heard the term health literacy. We know that low health literacy has real effects on health, illness and medicine adherence. Community pharmacists and their teams have a key role to help patients with limited health literacy. This training course will:
- Define and describe what health literacy is
- Identify implications and consequences of limited health literacy
- Identify patients with limited health literacy
- Recognise the role that community pharmacists and their teams can play in helps patients with limited health literacy
- Use health literacy tool and techniques to help patients with limited health literacy
This is the second of our two workshops, please complete the form below to book. PLACES ARE LIMITED, SO PLEASE RESERVE YOUR PLACE EARLY! (Please note – if you booked for the event when originally planned in June, you will need to re-book – thanks)
UNSURE? WATCH THIS SHORT VIDEO TO GIVE YOU AN INTRODUCTION…
Buffet and refreshments will be avilable from 18:30, with workshops commencing at 19:15. You can find a map of the venue location HERE.
These workshops have been funded by a grant from Health Educaton England (HEE) West Midlands.