home visitation

home visitation

The practice by a health care professional of going to a patient's residence to provide care.
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CTF also funds 37 competitive grants that target at-risk families with services such as home visitation, support for families with incarcerated parents and respite care.
For example, a systematic review of early childhood home visitation programs found a 38.
Congress can't agree on much, but Republicans and Democrats just approved new funding for home visitation for low-income toddlers.
The American Journal of Public Health reported that mothers who experience less involvement from significant others, such as the fathers of their children, report dropping out of home visitation services sooner, and Child Abuse & Neglect, the International Journal, found that mothers participate in significantly fewer home visits when the father is not involved.
Tandon, Perry, Mendelson, Kemp, and Leis (2011) also recently demonstrated the efficacy of a brief six-session version of CBT led by licensed clinicians situated within home visitation programs for the prevention of perinatal depression.
These include home visitation and parenting education programs to prevent the maltreatment of children, life skills training and school anti-bullying initiatives to prevent youth violence, changing social and cultural norms to prevent violence against women, and caregiver support to prevent the abuse of the elderly.
These include home visitation and parenting education programs to prevent child maltreatment, life-skills training and school anti-bullying initiatives to prevent youth violence, social and cultural norms change to prevent violence against women, and caregiver support to prevent elder abuse.
Home visitation programs: Healthy Start, Nurse Family Partnership, among others have been successful at improving birth outcomes in at-risk families.
When Aboriginal Home Visitation Services are expanded in the fall to Calgary families with infants and children to age three, an Aboriginal agency will be at the forefront.
The skills and experience of community nurses in delivering family support in the early years, on a universal scale, has provoked interest in the UK approach to home visitation programmes by UN agencies (UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank).
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An NICHD-funded study, Engaging Fathers in Home Visitation: Incorporation of Co-parenting Intervention (5R01HD069431-02), examined the utility of engaging fathers in home visitation and the positive outcomes of adapting a home visitation program to addressing the needs of high-risk mothers and fathers, including their levels of depression and parental stress.