Guidance

Disclosure and Barring Service: guidance for children's social care providers

How Ofsted will evaluate administration and use of Disclosure and Barring Service checks and certificates.

Documents

Disclosure and Barring Service: guidance for children's social care providers

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Disclosure and Barring Service: guidance for children's social care providers

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Detail

The guidance covers these children’s social care services:

  • adoption support agencies
  • children’s homes, including secure children’s homes
  • independent fostering agencies
  • residential family centres
  • residential holiday schemes for disabled children
  • voluntary adoption agencies
  • local authority adoption and fostering services