Specialist: MEDICAL & PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER
1. Home visiting involves a process of initiating relationships with family members, negotiating & implementing a family-focused plan of care, & evaluating health outcomes & family satisfaction
2. Each home visit involves several phases or steps: preplanning the visit, traveling to the home and initiating the visit, accomplishing the interventions, evaluating and summarizing the visit with the family, ending the visit and leaving the home, and conducting positive activities. It is directed towards a purposeful interaction in a home directed at promoting and maintaining the well-being of individuals and the family. Home visit is the process of providing care to the client’s own setting. The setting may be in a single or multiple unit structure and may be located in a rural or urban setting.
3. They provide assessment, care and support for individuals and families of all ages