Casino Community Health Child and Family ClinicFree service to assist and support families caring for children 0 to 5 years of age, priority for bookings 0-2 years. Child and Family Health Nurses provide regular developmental screening from birth to 5 years or age as well as providing information and support on breastfeeding, maternal and infant nutrition, introducing solids, growth and development, sleep and settling, parenting, immunisation, child safety and community services. Service provided by the child & family health nursing service include a comprehensive assessment of the family, monitoring growth and development of young children within the context of the family, provision of education and support to parents and referrals when necessary.
- Self referrals or referrals from other Health Care Workers are accepted
- Home visits are offered to new mothers within the first few weeks
- Newborn infants and their parents are referred from The Women’s Care Unit / Special Care Unit, Ante Natal Clinics, GP’s from local or major referral Hospitals
- Booked clinics are conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays along with home visits on other days for newborn infants
Location of Service
Casino Community Health, North Street, Casino, 2470