All first time families are provides home safety devices and education during pre-admit appointments at LHSC. The safety kit includes nine products (plug protectors, bath thermometers, etc.) and a home safety checklist. Nursing staff on the Mother and Baby Care Unit provide the education and resources to first time families. Home safety kits have also been available in Children’s Emergency Department at LHSC, Kits have been given out by public health nurses and midwives during home visits, as well as at a series of community events including welcoming newcomers from Syria.
Partners: Maternity Care LHSC Victoria Hospital, Middlesex London Health Unit, South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre, Midwifery, and Children's Health Foundation.