Supporting the public with health choices: Easy read guides and health literacy training for all
Changes in the NHS are placing increasing emphasis on the ability of members of the public to participate in shared decision making. This session introduces two guides for healthcare practitioners, carers and third sector colleagues who support people with learning disabilities and autism. These were co-produced with people with lived experience of learning difficulties and autism and will be of value more widely as easy read tools.
The session demonstrates borough-level data in health literacy (the ability to access, assess and use health information) and digital
Ruth Carlyle – Head of Knowledge and Library Services, HEE and Sue Robertson, Library and Knowledge Services Development Lead, HEE