The Key Person Approach
The Centre has a key person system.
The key person is your child’s special person at Woodlands. S/he will
- Arrange a home visit to meet you and your child
- Support you in settling your child
- Keep a profile book, observations and records of your child’s development
- Work in partnership with you to best meet your child’s individual needs
The key person will never replace the parent but they will be a special extra adult for your child. As your child gains confidence then she or he will begin to move away from the key person and start to get to know other staff in the nursery. Your Key Person also has a Co Worker and a Support Worker that work together in a Family Group who will support your child in the Key Person’s absence. If you have any concerns you may arrange an appointment to see your child’s Key Person or your child’s co-worker.