Our Children’s Specialist Continence Nurses are based in the community to provide assessment, support and treatment for children with delayed toilet training, bed wetting, day time wetting, constipation and soiling.
Some children and young people have complex health care needs and may require individual packages of continuing care to meet these needs.
The Family Nurse Partnership is a voluntary programme for young women who are expecting their first baby. Research shows that mums and dads who take part in this programme are more likely to achieve what they want for themselves and their children.
This is a Healthy Lifestyle Service programme of courses that work with parents and carers to improve the diet of children and young people up to the age of 17 years old.
Health Visitors are qualified nurses or midwives with a specialist qualification in public health for children, young people and families. They work alongside families offering support and information around parenthood and early parenting.
We provide hearing assessments, using techniques that are age appropriate to the child. Children with permanent hearing loss are seen regularly for monitoring and hearing aid support and meet with teachers from the sensory support services.
Our Children’s Learning Disability Service provides assistance to children and young people with learning disabilities.
Early identification via the screening programme gives babies a better ‘life chance’ of developing speech and language skills.
The project’s team seek to provide holistic packages of care to young people in the BANES area with problematic substance misuse support needs. (External website)
School nurses provide health related support, advice and treatment to school age children and their families in a variety of settings.
The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service provides a high quality speech and language therapy service to children and young people with speech, language, communication, feeding and swallowing difficulties.
We are committed to providing a high quality service which has a positive effect on health outcomes for individuals and we work in partnership with the children and young people we see, their carers and other professionals.