Journal article

Systematic review: An exploration of core componentry characterizing effective sustained nurse home visiting programs

Ruth Beatson, Carly Molloy, Nicholas Perini, Christopher Harrop, Sharon Goldfeld

Journal of Advanced Nursing | WILEY | Published : 2021


AIMS: To identify the core components or potential 'active ingredients' of sustained nurse home visiting (SNHV) programs that have demonstrated positive effects on maternal or child health, psychosocial development, or self-sufficiency outcomes among disadvantaged families in high-income countries. DESIGN: Systematic review with narrative summary. DATA SOURCES: Programs were identified from searches of several reputable evidence clearing houses and the following bibliographic databases: Medline, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), PsycINFO, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. Year of publication was originally restricted from 2008 -2018, with ad..

View full abstract


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

All phases of this research were funded by the Paul Ramsay Foundation and Eureka Benevolent Foundation. The research is also supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Professor Goldfeld is supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Practitioner Fellowship (APP1155290). The funding bodies had no role in relation to the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the article; and decision to submit the article for publication. The authors have no financial relationships relevant to this article to disclose.