The Health Visiting Team is a specialist branch of nursing which consists of health visitors, and community nursery nurses. The health visiting team is there to help you learn about being a parent, and supports you in your job of raising a child
They deliver child health programmes which include health needs assessment and screening allowing a proactive approach to identifying need.
Health visitors provide a positive start for every family, offering additional support when they are in need of help. They work with both individuals and groups on various issues including healthy living, mental health, parenting, smoking cessation. These sessions are provided in a variety of settings including Children’s Centres or the client’s home.
Safeguarding children is a central role to Health Visiting so Health Visitors can offer advice and support to other professionals regarding any concerns they might have.
Their are 3 teams covering the Torbay area:
- Paignton Tel: 01803 522762
- Brixham Tel: 01803 881399
- Torquay Tel: 01803 328834
Monday to Friday: 09.00 to 17.00
- Whole family
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