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Hoarding and self neglect


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Course details:

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
26th   February 2018 9:15am arrival for tea/coffee and registration.
9:30am - 4:00pm
   
Tan Lan Training Room, Bron Y Nant, Dinert Road, Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 4YN
   
Simon Herbert – Mental Health   Training Targeted Services –  Business & Transformation, Community & Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Commissioned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team
    
Target Group - Disabilities Teams, Older People, Mental Health.  Staff who visit people in their own   homes.
26th   March 2018 9:15am arrival for tea/coffee and registration.
9:30am - 4:00pm
   
Tan Lan Training Room, Bron Y Nant, Dinert Road, Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 4YN
   
Simon Herbert – Mental Health   Training Targeted Services –  Business & Transformation, Community & Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Commissioned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team
    
Target Group - Disabilities Teams, Older People, Mental Health.  Staff who visit people in their own   homes.
27th   April 2018 9:15am arrival for tea/coffee and registration.
9:30am - 4:00pm
   
Tan Lan Training Room, Bron Y Nant, Dinert Road, Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL28 4YN
   
Simon Herbert – Mental Health   Training Targeted Services –  Business & Transformation, Community & Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Commissioned Services, Older People & HSW, Quality Standards, Vulnerable People Team
    
Target Group - Disabilities Teams, Older People, Mental Health.  Staff who visit people in their own   homes.

 

Course aims and objectives:

This training supports staff to better-understand hoarding behaviours and self neglect in general. The workshop provides perspectives from behavioural psychology, general psychiatric and neuropsychiatric sciences. Delegates will supported to better-recognise the potential foundations of behaviours on a case-by-case basis and to improve interactions, management and support within a motivational interviewing framework where appropriate.

The following key aspects are addressed in the training:

  • Definitions and characteristics of Hoarding – an overview of the psychology psychiatry and neurology of hoarding behaviours and its relationship with mental health
  • Understanding and recognising the underlying causes of hoarding behaviour in a specific case and managing with greater insight
  • Working with people that hoard – the mistakes and the most effective interventions / styles of communication
  • Hoarding in relation to The Human Rights Act 1998, The Mental Capacity Act 2005, The Care Act 2014
  • Risk assessments, screening tools and communicating concerns
  • The importance of Multi‐Agency solutions to the management of hoarding
  • Environmental Health legislation and legal interventions where appropriate

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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