Aims / outcomes:

  • Identify how to recognise and work with people who self-neglect.
  • Explore limits and responsibilities of intervention.
  • Explain the application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to self-neglect.
  • Consider when adult safeguarding may be an appropriate response.
  • Recognise when child safeguarding may be required.
  • Describe best practice and learn how to develop strategies to achieve this.
  • Define how to best respond to cases.



Course length:

Approximately 20 minutes


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