Private Investigators Conducting Alive and Well Checks in Europe

In recent years, there has been a growing demand for investigator-led Alive and Well checks across Europe. Alive and well checks, also known as welfare checks, involve verifying the current status and welfare of an individual, often at the request of concerned family members, friends or legal representatives.

These checks are particularly important for people who live alone, are elderly or have health problems that make them vulnerable. With the increasing prevalence of social isolation and mobility among families, especially in urban areas, the need for such checks has become more pronounced.

Private Investigators Conducting Alive and Well Checks in Europe

The Process

When conducting an alive and well check, investigators follow a structured process to ensure accuracy and efficiency. This typically includes

  1. Initial contact: The investigator receives a request for an alive and well check, usually from a concerned party such as a family member or legal guardian.
  2. Risk Factor Assessment: The investigator assesses the level of risk based on factors such as the individual’s age, health, living situation, and any recent changes in behaviour or circumstances.
  3. Physical Visit: If deemed necessary, the investigator will conduct a physical visit to the individual’s residence or location to personally verify the individual’s well-being. During the visit, the investigator interacts with the individual to assess his or her mental and physical condition, as well as the overall condition of his or her living environment.
  4. Documentation and Reporting: The investigator documents his or her findings in a detailed report, including observations, interactions, and any relevant evidence gathered during the review. This report is then provided to the requesting party for review and further action, if necessary.

Benefits and Importance

Alive and well checks serve several important purposes:

  1. Peace of mind: For concerned family members and friends, knowing that their loved one is safe and well provides peace of mind and reassurance.
  2. Early Intervention: In cases where the individual may be experiencing difficulties or health issues, early intervention based on the results of the check can help prevent further deterioration and ensure that appropriate support and assistance is provided.
  3. Legal Compliance: In legal proceedings involving guardianship, estate management or care arrangements, alive and well checks may be required to meet legal obligations and duty of care responsibilities.
  4. Community Welfare: By proactively monitoring the welfare of vulnerable individuals, alive and well checks contribute to the overall welfare and safety of the community, promoting social cohesion and support networks.

Countries in which our private detectives offer Live and Well Checks on site

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia)
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom


Alive and well checks conducted by private investigators are available in most European countries. With accurate planning, thorough execution and timely reporting, these checks help ensure the well-being of individuals throughout Europe and provide valuable assistance to our clients.

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