Some areas of work organise research data using standard indicators or methods e.g. Strengths and difficulties questionnaire (SDQ) is often used in schools.
Good from Woods has created a set of wellbeing categories and indicators that reflect the New Economic Foundation and NHS’s 5 steps to wellbeing.
Using Good from Woods indicators
The Good from Woods research project uses five wellbeing categories:
- biophilic – natural connection.
Each of these categories contains a number of indicators e.g. ‘feelings of being in control’ is an indicator of psychological wellbeing and ‘feeling accepted by others’ is an indicator of social wellbeing.