What is 'embedding and training'?

Best Beginnings works with local areas to co-create and deliver a plan to embed our resources and train professionals to use our resources into the standard care that families receive. This bespoke embedding service allows us to work collaboratively with agencies and organisations to bring about change in practice and equality of access.

Together we offer parents the tools and information to develop their knowledge and confidence to look after their own well-being and maximise their child’s physical, emotional, language and brain development.

We also support the professional development of staff working with parents by providing an engaging interactive tool with many useful features to enhance their interaction with families: for example, tracking progress between appointments, goal setting, addressing challenging conversations by watching a short video clip together.

Best Beginnings is a member of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Certification Service.

What is the 'embedding training' process?

For more information on the services we provide during the training process, click here.

How does 'embedding and training' work?

What does 'embedding' achieve?

Our intervention, Baby Buddy app, and our non digital resource, Baby Express, is free of charge to the end user, ensuring that everyone can access the app and benefits are widespread.

All our resources are co-created and formally evaluated by academics, professional experts and service users to ensure they have validity, credibility and address the needs of parents from different backgrounds. Read more about our co-creation process here.

We have tried and tested processes of supporting localities to embed these resources which can help Health and Wellbeing boards improve and integrate health and care services and deliver successful results within their communities.

Embedding our resources can have a positive impact on:

  • Infant mortality
  • Neonatal outcomes
  • Maternal smoking
  • Maternity and patient experience
  • Maternal mental health
  • Early antenatal booking
  • Breastfeeding initiation and prevalence

Insights from evaluation have shown that areas which actively embed Best Beginnings resources with commissioned support have observed higher rates of engagement and reach parents of all backgrounds.

Are you interested in 'embedding and training' Best Beginnings resources in your area?

To find out how Best Beginnings can work with you in your area email Carly, our Head of Operations at [email protected]