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Best Start


From 1st April Croydon Council introduced a new model of working for early years professionals, children’s centres, health visitors and midwives to provide the best possible outcomes for parents/carers and their families. 
Best Start will provide services and outcomes that will assist and support parents/carers and families in the Borough.

Integrated Performance - Better Outcomes

An integrated performance framework will bring together statutory and local targets and performance data so that there can be clear monitoring of the impact of the Best Start service. 

Proposed outcomes:-


Design Principles

Principles for Croydon Best Start model is that:-


Delivery Model

Community Healthy Child Programme (HCP) and Parenting Aspirations and Parenting Skills


Universal and Universal Plus (HCP) and Child Development and School Readiness


0-5 HCP Child and Family, Health and Life chances


Universal Partnership Plus Early Help Pathway