Day Stay Programs
Tweddle provides both public and private Day Stay programs in six locations: Footscray, Geelong, Bacchus Marsh in partnership with Djerriwarrh Health Service, Kings Park in partnership with Brimbank Council, Terang in partnership with Terang & Mortlake Health Service. We also deliver a Day Stay in partnership with City of Whittlesea in Mill Park.
During the COVID period, Tweddle’s Day Stay programs are continuing for our Footscray, Geelong and Terang Centres. Our Brimbank, Whittlesea and Bacchus Marsh Day Stay centres are delivering telehealth consultations until further notice.
Tweddle Day Stay Support
It is often an unsettled baby or wakeful toddler that spurs parents into seeking a referral to Tweddle however Tweddle’s multidisciplinary team support parents with many more challenges including;
- Sleep and Settling
- Feeding and meal times
- Attachment and bonding
- Establishing Routines
- Mental Health
- Toddler Behaviour
- Developmental ages and stages
All programs focus on infant health, development and the promotion of attachment relationships. Attending a day stay program enables practitioners to work alongside parents, look at the whole 24 hour cycle and provide practical strategies to empower parents to do the best they can.
The Maribyrnong and Terang & Mortlake Day Stay programs provide support for parents and their 0 – 3 year old children and our Geelong, Kings Park, Whittlesea and Bacchus Marsh Day Stay programs support parents with children up to 12 months.
Tweddle’s two day Day Stay program enables families to practice strategies learnt in the home environment and then return for further reinforcement for support with other emerging difficulties.
Tweddle Private Day Stay Clinic
- Duration: 5 hours
- Cost: $390
Tweddle’s private Day Stay Clinic is run from our Day Stay facility at Footscray. The clinic engages one family per day, giving you one on one support and the opportunity to run through a good portion of your baby’s daily routine. There is tea and coffee making facilities; you just need to bring linen and something to eat for yourself and anything your child will need for the day (bottles, formula, solids). A support person is welcome.
Note for families regarding Bottles and Bottle Brushes
Every year over 1,000 families stay with us, that’s a lot of bottles! In keeping with changes in Tweddle’s Infection Control Policy, Tweddle families are required to bring their own feeding equipment and bottle cleaning equipment (bottles, teats, bottle brush) for use in the communal formula/milk room. we also ask that families no longer leave boiled water in the fridge and instead boil the kettle immediately prior to each formula preparation.
This will help us reduce the risk of infection in stored boiled water. Thank you for helping us maintain a safe environment for families.
Phone (03) 9689 1577 for more information.
Tweddle Day Stay Locations