The community has high expectations for making sure all children can grow up healthy, have access to good food, a stimulating environment and where they can be nurtured and cared for through their formative years. Parents want practical information about how to care for their children. Research from the Caring Futures Institute develops the evidence to inform the services that our health, education and social systems that support parents and families in raising healthy children.
The Caring Futures Institute has a strong, experienced team of researchers progressing a program of work within the maternal, child and family health and development area.
Our key focus is on early obesity prevention, nutrition promotion, chronic ill-health, developmental delays, and disability.