A Patient Guide to Language Access
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Enabling Services (ES), Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Policy and Advocacy, Programs and Services, Special and Vulnerable Populations, AA&NHPIs
Year Developed: 2016
Resource Type: Toolkit
Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
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Resource Summary: This toolkit describes the rights of patients to language access, questions to consider when determining an appropriate health care provider and health center, and resources for patient advocacy. The toolkit is available in multiple languages of English, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
Resource Details: This toolkit guides patient to help them get health care in their preferred language. It focuses on language access in health centers to allow people who are limited English proficient (LEP) or do not speak English at all to have full access to health care information and services.