The UCH Education Centre


Course Title

Foundation Toolkit For Family Centred Development Care (FINE Level 1)


Family centred developmental care improves the experience of infants and parents in the neonatal unit and has the potential to enhance their health and developmental outcomes.

This two day course, which has strong practical and interactive components, will.

  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the theory, scope and evidence for family centred developmental care
  • Introduce the key themes for relationship focused and neuroprotective care
  • Explore components of good practice
  • Help you to recognise strengths and challenges in your practice

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for everyone working with infants and families in hospital settings.

  • Neonatal nurses
  • Medical staff
  • Nursery nurses
  • Health care assistants
  • Paediatric nurses
  • Midwives
  • Therapists working with neonates

Topics include

  • Models of developmental care
  • Brain development
  • Observing babies
  • Family participation
  • Stress and pain
  • Sleep
  • Sensory environment
  • Motor development and positioning
  • Kangaroo care

Early feeding experience.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitiate to contact

Additional Information

Thank you for registering to attend the Foundation Toolkit For Family Centred Development Care (FINE Level 1). A member of our team will be in touch shortly to confirm your place.

Course Dates Fee(s)

18/05/2020 to 19/05/2020

Course fee - £450.00

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