Health literacy programs improve knowledge, comfort and confidence in older adults, according to new systematic review

The elf elders round these parts are pretty clued up for their generation and have hooked themselves up to t’Internet.  They love it, so much so that the Tuesday night Bingo bash has been usurped by an evening under the Oak Tree where they compile Spotify playlists and challenge the goblins to games of Wordfeud. [read the full story…]

Improving health literacy: a step on the road to better choices about health

People’s ability to read, understand and use information on health and healthcare (health literacy) is a really important factor in the decisions they make in relation to their health, from lifestyle choices to the management of illness. Whilst we don’t know what levels of health literacy are in England, we do know that England has [read the full story…]