Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance and tools for assessing the health literacy levels of clients / patients and making changes so that the service provider connects better with patients of all literacy levels. It includes: 1. Quick Start Guide: If you want to jump right in and try something – a one page guide that will get you started, 2. Overview: provides some important background about health literacy universal precautions and how this toolkit is designed to address them (9 pages), 3. Path to Improvement: a two-page document that outlines the six steps necessary to fully implement this toolkit, 4. Tools: the toolkit contains 20 tools (2-5 pages long) to help you identify and address areas that need improvement. These tools often reference resources on the Internet as well as appendix items, and 5. Appendix: the appendix contains over 25 resources such as forms, PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, and posters that support the implementation of the tools. It also contains a list of Internet-based resources that are referenced throughout the toolkit.
Last modified: July 23, 2021