Staying Put Scotland represents a philosophy of care. The central elements being the importance of relationship-based practice and extended and graduated transitions.
Care planning decisions should be based on the needs of individual care leavers.
By following the guidance, corporate parents will help achieve the aim for improved practice and positive outcomes.
It draws on policy from across the UK and connects with Scotland's 'We Can and Must Do Better' and 'These Are Our Bairns'.
It demonstrates a commitment to working in partnership to overcome the obstacles that prevent this culture change.