Legislation

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

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Introduction

OVERVIEW The aim of this act is to keep unsuitable people out of the social care workforce. The scheme under the act is operated by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having been extensively amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012, it is now only really concerned with barring those who are considered to […]

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