HABIT refinements and adaption into MECSH


The HABIT (Health visitors delivering Advice in Britain on Infant Toothbrushing) intervention was developed with close involvement of Health Visiting teams and parents. It supports health visiting teams to have effective oral health conversations with families of young children as part of the universal Healthy Child Programme delivered at the 9-12 month home visit.

Further funding has been secured from West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership to test different delivery models. HABIT is now core business within Bradford health visiting service. The HABIT resources have been incorporated into MECSH a health visiting programme for more vulnerable families delivered across Bradford.


Sub-theme: Oral Health

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