If a child or young person needs additional support from more than one service, a person called a lead professional will work with you. They will
- Be the single point of contact between you and the services.
- Co-ordinate the delivery of the services working with you.
- Ensure consistency in the help you receive.
- Listen to your views and support you.
The lead professional will ensure a better experience for you and your child, when receiving help from a number of different services.
Who can be a lead professional?
The lead professional can be from any of the services that work with you, as long as they have the necessary skills and knowledge. You and your child will have a say in who should be the lead professional.