Competent authority Authority
Family health visitor (m/f)
German: Haus- und Familienpfleger/in

Fields of work

Family health visitors mainly work for institutions within social services such as welfare centres or visiting family services. They are also employed in private households directly.

Professional experience

Family health visitors care for and support families and individual persons in emergency situations. They also treat people requiring care or suffering from chronic illnesses in their own homes, take care of the household and carry out all care measures needed following consultation with the doctor.