Cornwall Council process for hosts

An initial check will be undertaken of Council information to screen for any known safeguarding concerns related either to

  • the individual host
  • or the property

Any hosts who are concerned about this process must contactĀ 

A Safeguarding panel of Cornwall Council staff will meet to discuss any concerns raised through the initial checks, DBS process or through the Home checks.

Sponsors will be contacted by Cornwall Council if further information is required or a sponsorship has been deemed by the professional panel as unadvisable.

Property check form

Please note this is not a pass or fail checklist.

At the initial home visit proof of ID for the DBS process will be sought.

Please use the guidelines linked below for the necessary ID required.

Housing colleagues will take photographic evidence of ID check to support the DBS process.

List of acceptable ID for a basic check

List of acceptable ID for a enhanced check

If individuals are not present at the housing check or able to provide the necessary ID individuals appointments will need to be arranged for the physical ID check within local offices.

Please contact if this is needed.

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