P_CS_43 Transfer In and Out of Unborn Babies and Pre-School Children to Health Visitor Caseloads

This policy has been developed to support the Health Visiting Teams in ensuring that all pre-school age children receive all the services offered in the Health Visiting core offer as guided by the Healthy Child Programme (Department of Health 2009). The aim of the policy is to ensure referral, support and early intervention agreed between all agencies is provided in a timely way.

The aim of this document is to support children and their families in accessing development assessments and timely advice appropriate to their needs, and is underpinned by the markers of good practice identified in Appendix 2, which are applicable to all professionals and organisations responsible for the care of pre-school age children

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