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Caregiver Background Check

Caregiver employee background check 

Criminal Background Request for Search Form

A caregiver background check for home care agencies is a simple process

2 Documents you should require of a caregiver that you plan to hire:

  1. Criminal Record (may involve fingerprinting)
  2. Driving Record (For the purpose of outings)

The caregiver background check (criminal) which may involve fingerprinting depending on where you live, and (driving record) applications can be filled out and submitted for review at a local police station. It requires only basic information such name, sex, and date of birth of the potential caregiver. (i.e. Social Insurance/Security  number, maiden name). Be prepared for their to be a cost to obtain these documents. Remember the cost could potentially be much higher physically, mentally, and financially down the road if your selection is not right from the start.

Rules and background check locations may vary but your best start point will be at the police station. The officers will be able to direct you to the right places in order to carry out a caregiver background check. You can also do a search online ‘background check near me’ / ‘background check in [your location]’.

If you operate a home care agency you can this template and many other forms in the shop

Will you need the caregiver to drive the client(s)? 

You have the right to request a driving record from the caregiver whom will be transporting your clients. You can request this information yourself from your local DMV offices for a fee.

Does the process seem overwhelming? Then start with this Caregiver checklist

Background Request Form

Get information on how to check caregiver references

Home Care Agency Administrative Template Shop

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