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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"Adding this weight management strategy to existing state and federal home visitation programs could help address the current childhood obesity crisis," they added.
Maximo Rodriguez's proposed creation of a Maternal and Infant Health Home Visitation Program has gained the final approval of the House of Representatives.
BirthMatters was awarded $119,730 for its community-based doula program, a home visitation program that provides educational and emotional support to young expectant mothers.
Fair said that with this grant, Parent Promise will expand its programs to offer three evidence-based home visitation models.
Henry's Parish in Perham, Minnesota, is giving a workshop on home visitation. It will help people, especially young people, to visit homes, especially the homes of immigrants.
For example, a systematic review of early childhood home visitation programs found a 38.9% reduction in episodes of child maltreatment in intervention participants compared with control participants.
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.