WHAT is Corporate Parenting?

The formal partnership needed between all local authority departments, services and associated agencies responsible for meeting the needs of looked after children and young people.

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WHO does it apply to?

The Children and Young People Act was passed on 19th February 2014; and this means that the list of Corporate Parents in Scotland has been expanded.  

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HOW does it affect me?

Working in any of the services listed within the Children & Young People Act requires consideration as to how your role can enhance the life chances of Scotland’s most disadvantaged children and young people.

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