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Subject: Child health
Recommendation 1 - There is a role for child protection public health nurses to work within the Child and Family Agency, to provide clinical expertise in the area of child health and development and to be the link between the Agency and local primary care teams. - Alternatively, there is a role...
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Ireland has a long and complex social history regarding the development of child protection practice. A wide body of literature has been published internationally over the past twenty-five years researching and theorising on the best approaches for implementing new governmental policies. Irish...
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Subject: Family, Child health
A modern public service places the service user at the heart of decision-making, service planning and provision. Thus, it is the remit of Tusla - Child and Family Agency to engage with children, families and communities on the design and quality of services provided to them. To this end, the Agency...
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Subject: Family, Child health
The Meitheal Toolkit is intended for use by practitioners using Meitheal â?" A National Practice Model for all agencies working with children, young people and their families. It provides direction, guidance and advice on all stages of the Meitheal process and as such can be used as a roadmap...
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A total of 8554 mothers attended the Coombe Hospital in 2013, 7986 mothers delivered 8170 infants. Some figures (p.15): â?¢ 12.8% were current smokers; this was the lowest percentage over 7 years (highest in 2007:17.3%); â?¢ 1.4% were consuming alcohol at the time of booking (showing a...
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Subject: Child health
It is in a child's best interests for a prospective mother not to drink alcohol while pregnant due to the risk of damaging the physical and mental development of the unborn child â?" damage which can have serious, life-long consequences. During pregnancy alcohol passes from the motherâ?Ts...
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Subject: Child health
Following the enactment of the Child and Family Agency Act 2013, the Agency was established on 1st January 2014 and is responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. It represents the most comprehensive reform of services for the development, welfare and protection of children and...
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Subject: Child health
ACTS is a national specialist clinical service which provides multidisciplinary consultation, assessment and focused interventions to young people who have high risk behaviours associated with complex clinical needs. ACTS also supports other professionals in their ongoing work with young people and...
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Subject: Child health
The Health Behaviours in School Children (HBSC) survey 2014 shows that overall health levels are good. There are encouraging findings on consumption of fruit and vegetables, teeth cleaning, and a drop in smoking levels and consumption of sweets and soft drinks. However, many children said they find...
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Subject: Child health
This is Ireland’s fifth biennial State of the Nation’s Children report. These reports are compilations of data from many sources. They provide the most up-to-date data on the National Set of Child Well-being Indicators in one place and aim to: ■■ chart the well-being of children in...

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