National Framework for Universal Child and Family Health Services

3. The National Framework for Universal Child and Family Health Services

Page last updated: 20 May 2013

This section contains information about The National Framework for Universal Child and Family Health Services:

    • 3.1 Purpose of the Framework
  • 3.2 Approach to development of the Framework
  • 3.3 Vision
  • 3.4 Objectives
  • 3.5 Principles
  • 3.6 The role of universal child and family health services
  • 3.7 Health and developmental monitoring: Critical periods and key ages for recommended periodic contact with children and families
  • 3.7.1 Core contact recommendations
  • 3.8 Core elements of universal health services for children and families
  • 3.8.1 Developmental surveillance and health monitoring
  • 3.8.2 Health Promotion
  • 3.8.3 Early identification of family need and risk
  • 3.8.4 Responding to identified needs