Setting up a specialised Parent-Infant Relationship Team: preparing for operational delivery

Chapter summary

There are three phases of setting up a specialised parent-infant relationship team: preparing for operational delivery, starting the parent-infant work and steady-state management.

This chapter covers the first phase, including information about things to do before you start accepting referrals such as:

  • Creating referral pathways
  • Clarifying step up, step down and step out relationships
  • Establishing strategic and operational relationships across the system
  • Marketing and promotion

Chapter 6 covers the second and third phases including operational information such as how to manage referrals and waiting lists, recording clinical notes, data management, establishing beginnings and endings with families, managing risks and safeguarding.

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This chapter is correct at the time of publication, 1st October 2019, and is due for review on 1st January 2021.