OverviewSelf-Neglect is an extreme lack of self-care, and it is often associated with hoarding – which in turn is a form of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. All of these may be a result of other issues such as addictions. Practitioners in the community, from housing officers to social workers, police and health professionals can find working with people who self-neglect extremely challenging. This course discusses each disorder in detail and equips the delegate with skills to be able to understand each.
Who is Safeguarding Adults – Self-Neglect, OCD & Hoarding aimed at?Anyone working in adult social care
Course Length1 day
On completion of the course, participants will understand:
- What Self-Neglect and hoarding is
- The prevalence of Self-Neglect and hoarding
- Who is affected by Self-Neglect and hoarding?
- How to tell if someone has an issue with Self-Neglect and hoarding
- The symptoms of Self-Neglect and hoarding
- Reasons why people may Self-Neglect and hoarding
- Conditions That can co-exist with Self-Neglect and hoarding
- Treatments available