Improving Public Health Services for Children Aged 0-5




23.02.2023 09:30Uhr bis 23.02.2023 13:00Uhr


Improving Public Health Services for Children Aged 0-5: Strengthening Prevention and Early Intervention to Give Every Child the Best Start in Life

• Analyse the commissioning landscape for the health and wellbeing of children aged 0-5 and the challenges associated with delivering timely and effective local services
• Share best practice for overcoming the challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic for early years interventions
• Identify methods of embedding a holistic approach to improving women’s mental and physical health before, during and after pregnancy
• Formulate strategies for improving the prevention of unintentional injuries in and around the home
• Assess how to improve parenting confidence in fostering optimal health and development of infants and better support families to develop essential skills in this regard
• Examine how families and various early years settings can engage with the government’s childhood obesity plan and develop healthy eating habits in young children
• Discuss ways to update the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) to ensure it meets its aims in a changing society and amid a challenging economic backdrop
• Explore how to promote the adoption of positive health behaviours in parents through increased choice and personalisation of support
• Assess how to combat health inequalities within and across local communities, and the role that different stakeholders can play
• Discuss how to prevent and respond to significant delays in speech, language and communication and support social-emotional development and resilience
• Share best practice in developing a framework to support teenage mothers and young fathers to give their child the best start in life


Yasmin Morgan, Claire Smith


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