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These Practice Toolkits have been designed for Health Visitors (HVs) to support them in modern day practice and reflect the latest evidence and research.

 

Toolkits to support parents


First Steps postnatal group resource pack

This accredited First Steps postnatal group resource pack has been developed and piloted by health visitors in Walsall around the six high impact areas for health visiting. The overarching aim of First Steps is to increase social capital and improve self-efficacy for the attending parents, ultimately improving outcomes for children and families.

The course is accredited as a 6-week postnatal group course to be delivered by health visitors as the lead facilitators for the programme.


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First Steps postnatal group resource pack


Toolkits to support practice



Building Community Capacity - An Introductory Toolkit for Health Visitors

Health visitors require confidence to extend or renew their capabilities around building community capacity, taking advantage of social capital and resilience present in families and communities, and using the model for the development of the Community level of the service.


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Building Community Capacity - An Introductory Toolkit for Health Visitors



SAFER Communications Tool

These are guidelines for communications between health visitors and local authority children’s social care teams using the SAFER process when a child may be suffering or is likely to suffer significant harm.


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SAFER Communications Tool