‘Wellbeing’ Principle

“Wellbeing” is a broad concept, and it is described in the Care Act as relating to the following areas in particular –

  • Personal dignity, including treatment of the individual with respect
  • Physical and mental health & emotional wellbeing
  • Protection from abuse and neglect
  • Control by the individual over day-to-day life
  • Participation in work, education, training or recreation
  • Social and economic wellbeing
  • Domestic, family and personal relationships
  • Suitability of living accommodation
  • Individual’s contribution to society

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