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Self-neglect: online open course

Wednesday 10 July 2024, 9:30am-4:30pm

Course content

Course content includes:

  • an overview of self-neglect indicators
  • the interface between self-neglect and safeguarding adults
  • how best to respond to self-neglect as outlined by the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act
  • legal options and other levers
  • how to embed good practice with examples of case studies.

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able:

  • to know how to recognise and work with people who self-neglect
  • to explore limits and responsibilities of intervention
  • to understand the application of the Mental Capacity Act in relation to self-neglect
  • to consider when adult safeguarding may be an appropriate response
  • to understand best practice and learn how to develop strategies to achieve this.

Who should attend?

Anyone working in care, housing, health or emergency services.


One day: 9:30am – 16.30pm


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