Maternal and Child Health Participation Rates for Key Ages and Stages Consultations

Key Ages and Stages consultations are provided within the Maternal and Child Health Universal Service, and include 10 Key Ages and Stages consultations for each child,  from birth to 3.5 years including an initial home visit and consultations at 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 4 months, 8 months, 12 months, 18 months, two years and 3.5 years of age for all children and their families. At each consultation, the parent/carer is given an opportunity to discuss their concerns, talk about parenting experiences and learn how to improve the child’s health, growth and development.  Key Ages and Stages consultations are one-on-one consultations with the child and their family.

Participation rates for Key Ages and Stages consultations are based on the number of children who were provided with a Key Age and Stage consultation, as a percentage of the number of children enrolled for the age group.

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Created (Data Asset) 15/07/2019
Published (Metadata record) 23/10/2013
Last updated 16/11/2016
Organisation Department of Health and Human Services
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data temporal coverage: 01/07/2012 to 30/06/2013