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8 Ways to Check In On Your Nanny

By: Gillian Kruse - Care.com » 7/29/2014 » Articles, Background Checks

“You should continue to do a background check on them at least once a year to make sure there have not been any changes in their status,” says safety expert Marc Bourne, of Know-It-All Intelligence Group.

“When you do a background check, don’t just do a ‘national database’ found on the Internet,” he suggests. “Make sure that you are checking local court records, verifying the person’s Social Security number to see if they have used any other names and check state child abuse registries if available. If the nanny/babysitter will be driving your child, insist on doing a driving record to make sure that they are safe behind the wheel.

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