Communication & Health literacy turning a spotlight on health services Sept 2013 HCCC Webinar Dr Karen Luxford Director, Patient Based Care.

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  • Communication & Health literacy turning a spotlight on health services Sept 2013 HCCC Webinar Dr Karen Luxford Director, Patient Based Care
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  • Over half of Australians have low health literacy levels
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  • Dr Rima Rudd, Harvard My doctor instructs me to take one tablet three times a day: I wake up in the morning and take one tablet, as I am eating breakfast I take my second tablet. I brush my teeth and take my third tablet, all before 8am. Im a good girl and I have done exactly what the doctor told me to do.
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  • How are you addressing health literacy barriers?
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  • Mandatory for service accreditation from 2013
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  • Acknowledgement Patient Based Care Team: Karen Luxford Alison Lee, Anne Axam, Sally Bates & Donna Lloyd karen.luxford@cec.health.nsw.gov.au

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