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Guidance leaflets relating to eligibility and other DBS services and products.

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Regulated activity with adults in England

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Regulated activity with adults in Wales

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Regulated activity with adults in Wales (Welsh)

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Regulated activity with children in Wales (Welsh)

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A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales

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A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales (Welsh)

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DBS checks in sport - working with children

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DBS checks in sport - working with children (Welsh)

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DBS checks in sport - working with adults

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DBS checks in sport - working with adults (Welsh)

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Barring referrals: how and when to make one

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Barring referrals: how and when to make one (Welsh)

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DBS checks for adult social care roles

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DBS checks for working with children in places of worship

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These leaflets provide information relating to eligibility and other Disclosure and Barring Service products and services.

Please note, we are currently in the process of redesigning these leaflets to ensure they meet current accessibility regulations. If you need an accessible version in the interim, please email us at communications@dbs.gov.uk

Any other DBS queries should be sent to customerservices@dbs.gov.uk

Updates to this page

Published 14 September 2018
Last updated 9 July 2024 + show all updates
  1. Leaflet title updated to include England and Wales (Regulated Activity with Children in England and Wales)

  2. Removed reference to children's hospitals in Wales to reflect correct policy updates.

  3. Applying eligibility to NHS roles guidance has been removed.

  4. 2 x leaflets replaced. Working with children in the charity sector, and working with adults in the charity sector, have now been replaced by: Working with children in the charity sector and overseas aid organisations, and working with adults in the charity sector and overseas aid organisations.

  5. A number of leaflets removed, as they are now included within the 'DBS checks in sport' leaflets.

  6. 'DBS checks for working with children in places of worship' leaflet added.

  7. New leaflet added - 'DBS checks for adult social care roles'.

  8. English and Welsh 'Charity Trustees' leaflets removed. The information can instead be found in the 'Working with adults in the charity sector' and 'Working with children in the charity sector' leaflets.

  9. Welsh versions of the following leaflets added: 1) Regulated activity with adults in Wales, 2) Regulated activity with children in Wales, and 3) A Guide to School Governor and Elected Councillor Roles in Wales.

  10. Welsh versions of 'Working with Adults in the Charity Sector' and 'Working with Children in the Charity Sector' leaflets added.

  11. English and Welsh versions of "Barring referrals: how and when to make one" leaflet added.

  12. Two leaflets added. Working with Adults in the Charity Sector, and Working with Children in the Charity Sector.

  13. Welsh versions of 'DBS checks in sport' leaflets added.

  14. Two new leaflets added regarding 'DBS checks in sport' and Welsh translations added for numerous existing leaflets.

  15. 'DBS checks in sport - working with children' leaflet added to page.

  16. 'Safeguarding and protecting people for charities and trustees' link updated in Charity Trustees leaflet.

  17. First published.

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