The programme will operate on 4 levels of increasing need (community, universal, universal plus and universal partnership
plus), deliver 8 universal health checks (antenatal check, 10-14 days after birth, 6-8 weeks, 12 month check, 2-2 year check, school entry, Year 6-7 transition and mid-teen review) and address 10 areas of high impact (including parenting, nutrition and emotional well-being).
* 4 level health visiting service model (Community, Universal, Universal Plus and Universal Partnership
"It has to envisage bringing about a quantum leap in the effort to build a universal partnership
for sustainable development encompassing the scientific principles of the UN Summit Declaration and the Rio Earth Summit 2012," HH Sheikh Jaber pointed out.
In England, some models, such as those used in York or Liverpool, utilise the four levels of service (Your Community, Universal, Universal Plus and Universal Partnership
Plus) to determine need.
As well as the areas described, there is still an expectation to deliver all elements of the Healthy Child Programme within the service model; Universal, Universal Plus; Universal Partnership
Plus and Community.
Plus is the most complex health visiting offer.
There are four levels, with safeguarding as a theme through all levels, outlining a continuum of support which children should expect from the school nurse: community, universal, universal plus, universal partnership
The weekend started with discussion with Viv Bennett, deputy chief nursing officer at the DH, which stimulated thinking but required the collection of material as to what sound health visiting practice does and should involve in terms of community, universal, universal plus and universal partnership
Their experiences have been variable--some appear to be well prepared to deliver services across four levels of the new vision (community, universal, universal plus and universal partnership
plus), while health visitors in others have raised some serious concerns.
The 20 EISs--two from each strategic health authority (SHA) region--have been chosen by SHAs because they are believed to be in a position where they are able to deliver the four levels of the new vision--'community', 'universal', 'universal plus' and 'universal partnership
plus'--by 31 March 2012.
* Universal partnership
plus--on-going support from children's and family services.
* Universal Partnerships
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