The Act states that there are 8 elements which define a person’s well-being:
a) Physical and Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
b) Protection from Abuse and Neglect
c) Education, Training and Recreation
d) Domestic, Family and Personal Relationships
e) Contribution to Society
f) Securing Rights and Entitlements
g) Social and Economic Wellbeing
h) Suitability of Accommodation
The Act states that there are two further considerations for Adults:
a) Control over day to day life
b) Participation in work.
And two further considerations for Children:
a) Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social and Behavioural Development;
b) “Welfare” - as the word is interpreted for the purposes of the Children Act 1989.