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Publication - Consultation Paper

Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version

Published: 1 Mar 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786528230

We are seeking views on improving public services for BSL users.

46 page PDF

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46 page PDF

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Contents
Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version
Health, Mental Health + Social Care

46 page PDF

5.0MB

Health, Mental Health + Social Care

Goal Six: Health and Mental Health and Social Care

BSL users will have access to information they need to live as healthy and active a life as they want to. They will also be able to make informed decisions that affect their lives.

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Scottish Ministers will reach their goals by:

30. Making sure information on immunisations and health checks are always available in BSL.

31. Make sure that professional health information that is online is available in BSL.

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32. Make sure all health and social care staff receive training in BSL awareness.

33. BSL users' health records should say clearly that the patient's first language is BSL.

34. Make sure that information on self directed support is available in BSL.

Information Panflet

35. Make sure that information on mental health is available in BSL.

Goal Six: Health and Mental Health and Social Care

Questions

Do you think these are the right goals?

Two people voicing their answer

Yes

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No

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Please tell us why?

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Is there anything else you want to tell us about Health and Mental Health and Social Care goals?

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Contact

Email: Hilary Third