In Home Service

Day Time, Evening and Overnight In Home support for mums and dads

Tweddle offer gentle solutions to helping your baby or young child learn to sleep and settle. We provide expert in home and telephone support for baby and toddler sleep, settling, behaviour, feeding and parenting uncertainty.

We also provide telephone consultations and a one on one Private Day Stay Clinic.

Tweddle support over one hundred families every week with parenting programs, counselling and resources. Whether it be for sleep and settling, childhood behaviour, breastfeeding and bottle feeding, an unsettled baby or discussing routines, we are here to help.

Our priority is the health and welfare of your family. Your caring consultant will encourage you and provide specialised advice that will help you feel confident and understood.

Phone us on (03) 9689 1577 to chat about which of the following packages will suit your needs. Cancellation fees apply for telephone and in home consultations - please see below.

Day time support package

  • Duration:             2.5hrs
  • Cost:                    $285

We come to you and go through any parenting concerns you have (feeding, sleeping, behaviour, routines etc).  After the visit we prepare any information required, points from your visit and send them to you, and you also have a follow up phone call to see how everything is going.

Evening and overnight support packages  

We come to you and assist with any settling/feeding concerns you may have with your child.  This is popular for those families wanting help with the evening settle and subsequent waking.  After the visit we prepare any information required, and points from your visit and send them to you, and you also have a follow up phone call to see how everything is going.     

  • Duration:           4 hours (hours flexible, eg 6pm - 10pm)
  • Cost:                $ 450
Overnight packages available from $600

        

Telephone Consultation

  • Time:                   30 mns
  • Cost:                    $50

By appointment only. A specialist Tweddle Maternal and Child Health Nurse will provide you with reassurance, information, support and strategies tailored to your individual needs.

Private Day Stay Clinic

  • Duration:             Approx. 5hrs (10am to 4pm)
  • Cost:                    $385

The private DayStay is run from our DayStay facility at Footscray, and gives you the opportunity to run through a good portion of your child’s daily routine.  All linen is provided, there is tea and coffee making facilities; you just need to bring something to eat for yourself and anything your child will need for the day (bottles, formula, solids). A support person is welcome.

Intake 

Families can self refer or have their health professional refer either by phoning us during business hours or by contacting us using the details below.

Staff

The Tweddle In Home Service consists of a Maternal and Child Health Nurse, Lactation Consultant and Early Childhood Professionals who deliver flexible programs designed to adapt to your family's needs.  Our staff are qualified to work through a broad range of parenting challenges which can create vulnerability such as anxiety, depression, disability and relationship breakdown.

We understand the crucial role parents play in supporting healthy child development and the growing brain.  This early development lays the foundation for a healthy adulthood and lifelong wellbeing.

Gift Vouchers

Would you like to support a friend, colleague or family member with an In Home Gift Voucher? This gift will help the family with a broad range of parenting issues. Our In Home team visit the Melbourne Metropolitan area. Phone Team Leader on (03) 9689 1577 and we will email or post a voucher to you, which can be used in a 12 month period.  

Tweddle In-Home Consultants can help with parenting concerns such as:

  • Unsettled babies
  • Parenting uncertainty
  • Infant and toddler behaviour difficulties
  • Sleep and settling concerns
  • Breastfeeding and bottle feeding (Lactation Consultant)
  • Baby and toddler feeding problems
  • Behaviour difficulties

Tweddle In Home Service will ;

  • Optimise the developmental environment for children
  • Increase parental understanding of a child's needs
  • Enhance parental confidence and competence across key transitions
  • Increase parental resources in responding to a child's needs
  • Enhance parental communication and problem solving skills

Enquiries :

Call us during business hours on (03) 9689 1577 to talk about the how the Tweddle In Home Service can support your family. 

Download Tweddle's In Home Service Brochure - See more 

or email LeAnn.Williams@tweddle.org.au

*consultation fees are subject to change 

 

CANCELLATIONS

We require 24 hours cancellation notice prior to your scheduled phone consultation, home visit or day stay, otherwise a cancellation fee is applicable as follows:

Phone consultation: $30 cancellation fee

Home visit & Private Day Stay: $100 cancellation fee

 

 

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