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Resources, Education, and Care in the Home (REACH)


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Indicators
Children experiencing good physical health

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Early Childhood (0-8)
     Type of Setting
       Home Visiting
     Type of Service
       Case Management
       Family Support
       Health Care Services
       Health Education
       Parent Education
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Physical Health

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
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Program Overview

The Resources, Education and Care in the Home (REACH) program is an interagency home visiting model designed to prevent and reduce preventable causes of morbidity and mortality among infants in socioeconomically disadvantaged families. The program includes home visits with ongoing infant health monitoring and individualized instruction for mothers.

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Program Reviews

The Resources, Education, and Care in the Home (REACH) program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness


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