The Families NSW Initiative includes universal home visiting for all families with newborn infants to connect vulnerable and at-risk families who do not access centre-based services to child and family health services

Project Status

Completed Projects

Project Coordinator

Siggi Zapart

Chief Investigators

Elizabeth Comino, Lynn Kemp

Associate Investigators

Garth Alperstein, Lien Hong Bui, Trish Clark, John Eastwood, Bin Jalaludin

Other Team Members

Diana Kenrick, Carolyn Woodhouse, Lis Young, Vana Webster

Rationale

The Families NSW Initiative includes universal home visiting for all families with newborn infants to connect vulnerable and at-risk families who do not access centre-based services to child and family health services

Aim

Two studies are being undertaken to determine whether the universal home visit is achieving this aim.

Design and Method

Universal home visiting for all families with newborn infants

Contact

Email: chetre@unsw.edu.au

Key Partners

SSWAHS, Simpson Centre

Funding

NSW Department of Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service

Project lead centre
CHETRE
Project stream
Action for Equity
Project start date
2006
Project end date
2009