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Getting it right for every child: Named Person leaflet

Getting it right for every child: Named Person leaflet

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

ISBN: 9781786522016

Leaflet explaining what a Named Person is and their responsibilities.

Executive Summary

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 is about improving the wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland. The Act is wide ranging and includes key parts of the Getting it right for every child approach, commonly known as GIRFEC.

The Act gives all children and young people from birth to 18, or beyond if still in school, access to a Named Person to help support their wellbeing, part of the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) approach.

This leaflet provides information and key facts about the Named Person.