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Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
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HR Workforce Development
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Target Audience
Manager / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Adult / Safeguarding Children
Event description
This practice-based course looks in depth at an issue that is commonly encountered by mental health practitioners and social workers and which has no easy answers. It gives an opportunity to review the relevance of the Mental Health Act & Mental Capacity Act, the Care Act 2014 and the involvement of environmental health, and to discuss local issues. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions
Learning outcomes
By the end of the workshop, delegates will have a better understanding of: • the causes of hoarding and self-neglecting behaviour; • when it is appropriate to use a Mental Health Act admission or guardianship to protect those who hoard and self-neglect; • the relevance of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Court of Protection; • how the Care Act duties can apply to hoarding cases; • working with environmental health and other agencies.
Start Date
Tuesday 26 February 2019
End Date
Tuesday 26 February 2019
Closing Date
Monday 25 February 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event