Do DBS Checks Expire?

Do DBS Checks Expire?

Do DBS Checks Expire? The most common question we get asked at Care Check is ‘how long is a DBS valid for?’ and the answer may surprise you.    How Long Is A DBS Valid For? A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (also known as disclosure) doesn’t have an...
DBS Checks for Foster Carers

DBS Checks for Foster Carers

DBS Checks for Foster Carers   Foster carers are the epitome of generosity. They make a huge difference to children’s lives and create a positive family experience for them.   Which Level of DBS Check Do Foster Carers Require?   The DBS guideline checks...
Care home crisis – 4 in 10 Care homes not fit for purpose

Care home crisis – 4 in 10 Care homes not fit for purpose

Care home crisis – 4 in 10 Care homes not fit for purpose A recent article published in The Daily Mail has reported that social care is in such a critical state that four in ten homes fail inspection and watchdogs have reported that of the 5,300 care homes...
How to be safe when using social media – Mental Wellbeing

How to be safe when using social media – Mental Wellbeing

How to be safe when using social media – Mental Wellbeing Social media seems to consume daily life for young people all around the world and it is not uncommon to see people posting photos of what they are doing, eating or even wearing. However, according to a recent...