Hoarding and Self-Neglect in the Context of Safeguarding - Antser
  • Adults and Transition 16+
  • Health

Hoarding and Self-Neglect in the Context of Safeguarding

This highly specialised course supports participants in developing a better understanding of Hoarding and Self-Neglect in the Context of Safeguarding.
In-house
1 day
up to 22 people face to face
Up to 15 people remotely

Learning outcomes

 

  • To understand what constitutes self-neglect and potential indicators;
  • To understand what is meant by hoarding and to challenge some common assumptions;
  • To reflect on why people self-neglect and/or hoard;
  • To reflect on helpful/unhelpful interventions and why an interagency response is needed;
  • To learn how to assess the risk associated with hoarding or environmental self-neglect;
  • To reflect on learning from SAR’s and common findings;
  • To know how to respond to safeguarding adult concerns about self-neglect and/or hoarding;
  • To understand the range of other legislation that can be used and their limitations.

Description

This 1 day course is aimed at social workers and social care professionals who are involved in initiating safeguarding enquiries.

The course should enable delegates to understand what the thresholds are for completing enquiries.

It will also support the delegate’s confidence and understanding of what good looks like when completing enquires in order to reduce risk to potentially vulnerable adults.

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • What is self-neglect?
  • What is hoarding?
  • Why do people self-neglect and/or hoard?
  • Hoarding or environmental neglect assessments
  • Learning from SAR’s
  • Responding to a safeguarding concern – Case study
  • Resources to support practice
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Group work
  • Resources

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
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