Self-Neglect and Hoarding

In-house course: call for details
Duration: 1 Day (6 hours CPD)

Course Overview

Self-neglect, which can include hoarding, is a challenging aspect of contemporary adult health and social care, brought into sharp focus by the duties under the Care Act 2014 and the complicated interface with human rights and mental capacity.

The challenge for professionals, between respecting autonomy and managing risk and protection, is complex and is the subject of research and frequent adult safeguarding reviews.

This course provides an in-depth overview of the legal framework surrounding this complex area of work with an exploration into the ethical dilemmas in practice.

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course professionals will be able to

  • Identify key relevant legislation, policy, research and case law.
  • Recognise self-neglect and its different forms.
  • Outline how best to respond in self-neglect cases using a Making Safeguarding Personal approach.
  • Examine the balance between autonomy, risk and protection.
  • Explain when self-neglect is a safeguarding issue.
  • Articulate the importance of robust risk assessments/capacity assessments.
  • Identify the benefits of multi-agency work and processes
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