Self-neglect training course

CPD Standards Office accredited course If you are working with adults who self-neglect, you need an understanding of the complex issues surrounding mental capacity and someone’s ability and rights to make decisions. Our training helps staff to understand what they can and cannot do when working with those who neglect themselves.

Course content

This CPD-accredited course offers an essential understanding of self-neglect for anyone working in care, housing, health or emergency services.

Content includes:

Learning outcomes

Attendees will learn how to respond to cases. Participants will:

Who should attend?

Local authority housing staff, housing providers, housing officers and managers, public health officers, social workers, emergency services staff, including the fire brigade.


Safeguarding adults – self-neglect course is delivered over one day.

CPD accreditation

CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/21

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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.

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We occasionally deliver this training course as a one day open access classroom course on selected dates. These courses are designed for individuals or small groups to attend.

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