Health Visitor Service
Health Visitors are highly qualified Public Health Nurses who provide a supportive service for children and families under 5 years. As part of their service they offer 5 contacts:
6 to 8 Weeks
2 to 21/2 Year Check
They are able to advise and support with various areas of child behaviour, their development, infant feeding and emotional wellbeing for both children and parents. They work in a preventive way and help to stop issues escalating to they don't become problematic for the family or children within that family. Families with childre under 5 always have anamed Health Visitor that they can ask for advice. The work closely with other health professionals such a GPs and Speech Therapists as well as Early Years settings.