What is GIRFEC?
Promoting the wellbeing of individual young people and children.
The eight wellbeing indicators are areas in which children and young people need to progress in order to do well now and in the future.
Having opportunities to take part in activities, such as play, recreation and sport, which contribute to healthy growth and development at home and in the community.
Having the opportunity, along with carers, to be heard and involved in decisions which affect them.
Having opportunities and encouragement to play active and responsible roles in their schools and communities and, where necessary, having appropriate guidance and supervision and being involved in decisions that affect them.
Having help to overcome social, educational, physical and economic inequalities and being accepted as part of the community in which they live and learn.
Protected from abuse, neglect or harm at home, at school and in the community.
Having the highest attainable standards of physical and mental health, access to suitable health care, and support in learning to make healthy and safe choices.
Being supported and guided in their learning and in the development of their skills, confidence and self-esteem at home, at school and in the community.
Having a nurturing place to live in a family setting with additional help if needed or, where this is not possible, in suitable care setting.