Home visits: an effective way to reach families

The literature on the subject shows that home visiting improves the health of families when it is provided by competent and qualified persons. When combined with other services to families and children, it increases their effectiveness.


The training includes: the social skills and expertise of the visitor, ethics, confidentiality, oral and written communication, interview techniques and preparing for a home visit.

Target audience :

  • First-line interveners
  • MCH interveners
  • Early childhood personnel/interveners
  • Family visitors