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.

Who should add to an assessment of a child's wellbeing?

The person assessing the wellbeing of a child could work in the local council, health board or another service.

A range of workers have to think about children's wellbeing in their job. People working with children and families must have the correct training.

Assessments should involve the child, young person and family in all decision making.



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