LPM Booklets in Plain Language

Going to the Doctor: You can do it! (2010)

Written in clear language, this guide helps to make dealing with the health-care system a less intimidating experience.

The authors cover such topics as when to go to the doctor; making and keeping appointments; preparing for an appointment; answering the doctor’s questions; and taking prescribed medications correctly.

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2013-10-01

Starting a Business (2012)

Written in plain language, this brief guide outlines the steps required to start a business. The authors discuss developing an idea; thinking of a name; finding money to get the business started; writing a business plan; and where to go for help.

They also explain how each of the nine Essential Skills can help with establishing and running a business.

The guide includes a crossword puzzle that uses business-related words.

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2013-01-23

Going to the Library (2011)

This booklet offers an introduction, in clear language, to the resources available at a library. The authors explain that libraries lend people books, movies and music; offer programs; provide a space to study or read; and have computers available for patrons’ use.

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2013-01-16

Going Back to School: Choices for Adult Learners in Manitoba (2012)

This guide explains the options available to adults who want to return to school in Manitoba. The information is presented in a question-and-answer format, covering such topics as why an adult would want to return to school; options for new Canadians; and the availability of classes throughout the province.

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2013-01-16

Being Safe at Work (2011)

Workplace Health & Safety Guidebook in Plain Language

The authors of this guide, written in clear language, discuss Manitoba’s workplace safety laws and explain the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers with regard to maintaining a safe work environment.

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2011-06-17
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