Within Ayrshire an electronic information sharing system called AYRshare supports practice and enhances information sharing between the Named Person, Lead Professional and Team Around the Child. An AYRshare folder is opened by the child’s Named Person or Lead Professional when it is identified that assessment information requires to be shared to improve wellbeing outcomes. Information sharing guidance is followed when deciding what is appropriate and proportionate to share via AYRshare. Documentation such as the Child’s Plan can be shared and an integrated chronology of significant events is compiled on AYRshare.
The vision of AYRshare is “To improve the wellbeing of children and young people through the implementation of a secure, shared information system that will enable coordinated and efficient support by well-informed personnel, working in partnership to achieve appropriate and timely interventions, and improved outcomes”.