Health clinic

General

Alternativt navn

Helsestasjon

Description

The health care centre follows children from birth until they are school-age, and the municipality is responsible for the centre. The health care centre does important preventive work and follow-up of children in potentially difficult life situations, and engages in valuable work together with kindergartens, general practitioners and the child welfare services. You can receive guidance and advising at the health care centre about

  • Your child’s motor development and psychosocial development
  • Breast feeding and breast milk
  • Vaccinations
  • Nutrition
  • Language development
  • Dental health
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Communication and interaction
  • Violence, abuse and neglect 

The health care centre puts an emphasis on preventive health care. The health visitor can also make house calls.

Target

Children and youth ages 0-20, pregnant women and parents/guardians.

Service price

The service is free.

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Lover og retningslinjer

This is a statutory service. See

Chapter 3 of the Health Care Act

Chapter 7 of the Patient Rights Act.

Laws

Helse- og omsorgstjenesteloven
Pasient- og brukerrettighetsloven
Smittevernloven

Rules and regulations

Forskrift om helsestasjons- og skolehelsetjenesten

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Guidance - how to obtain this service

After you have given birth, the health care centre will contact you and arrange a time for either a home visit or a follow-up visit to the centre. You will be sent a reminder to get vaccinations and regular check-ups for your child. 

Appeal Option

If you feel that you are not receiving the necessary assistance, or are dissatisfied with how the service is rendered, you can submit a complaint to the municipality or directly to the service provider. Explain why you are dissatisfied and what changes you would like to see.

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Kontaktinformasjon

Kontaktpersoner

Navn:Ragnhild Torkildsen
Tittel:Helsesøster
Telefon:78 45 25 56
Mobil:90 96 27 41
Epost:

Other

Updated:2018-08-17 10:42
Gyldig fra2018-08-01
Gyldig til2020-12-31