Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) - Statutory Guidance - Assessment of Wellbeing 2022 – Part 18 (section 96) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 - Easy Read

This statutory guidance clarifies how the eight wellbeing indicators (SHANARRI) are used in assessing the wellbeing of children and young people and will explain what wellbeing is in the context of the Act.

Assessment of wellbeing

GIRFEC looks at the whole of the child or young person's life and their world.

Children's rights should be respected and protected. Then their wellbeing will improve. If a child has good wellbeing then they are able to enjoy their rights.

All children should have rights. These are on health and education, leisure and play, fair and equal treatment, protection and the right to be heard. We want to make every child's wellbeing as good as possible.

Wellbeing assessment looks at all areas in a child or young person's life to make sure they get the right support.

There are times that workers should do a wellbeing assessment. This guide explains what is involved.



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