Plain Language Awards

Celebrate the stories of our clearest business communicators

Judge: People’s Choice — Best and Brainstrain

Plain Language and Health Literacy Services, enliven, Victoria, Australia

Emily is a public health practitioner, and passionate about plain language and health literacy. It’s her strong belief that everyone deserves and has the right to plain language information that allows them to be active and centred in all their healthcare decisions. Emily advocates for plain language across all sectors and brings experiences from health care, women’s health, and local government.

Emily is a team member of enliven, a health-promoting charity that brings together health and community services organisations to work collaboratively to improve health and social wellbeing for vulnerable groups.

As part of their health-promoting work, enliven has a Plain Language and Health Literacy service, focusing on making organisations, workplaces and environments easy to find, simple to navigate, and clear to understand.

enliven offers health literacy training, which builds people’s capacity, skills, and knowledge for finding and understanding health information, so they can use that information to make informed decisions about their health journey.

enliven is proud to be a member of the Plain Language Association International (PLAIN). PLAIN is the international association for plain language professionals and supporters that promotes clear communication in any language.

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