GIRFEC wellbeing

The Children and Young People Act introduces a description of how people working with children, young people and parents understand and consider a child or young person's wellbeing. 

Wellbeing is broader than child protection and how we tend to think about welfare.

To help make sure everyone, children, young people, parents, and the services that support them, has a common understanding of what wellbeing means, it is described in terms of eight indicators:

See also: