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Age Assessment Practice Guidance for Scotland : good practice guidance to support social workers, their managers and others involved in undertaking and contributing to age assessments in Scotland.

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Title:Age Assessment Practice Guidance for Scotland : good practice guidance to support social workers, their managers and others involved in undertaking and contributing to age assessments in Scotland.
Description:This document provides good practice guidance for social workers, their managers and others involved in undertaking age assessments in Scotland. It provides guidance about the assessment process from the initial presentation, consideration of vulnerabilities of the young persons which may affect the process, planning the assessment, information gathering/ analysis, and follow-up actions. The Guidance is not statutory and should not be taken as constituting, or a substitute, for legal advice.
File: Age Assessment Practice Guidance for Scotland [PDF, 584.7 kb: 19 Mar 2018]
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