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Target Audience
Manager / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
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Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Safeguarding subcategories
Safeguarding Adult / Safeguarding Children
Event description
This one-day course provides delegates with information and guidance on the legal frameworks relevant to self-neglect, including hoarding. It is targeted at all health & social care professionals who work with people who self-neglect

Piers McNeil is an independent social worker with 20 years’ experience in a range of adult social care fields, including: learning disability, physical disability, and older persons mental health. Piers is also a qualified DoLS Best Interests Assessor and was previously a Court of Protection visitor. He was also previously employed as a local authority MCA/safeguarding lead. Piers has led practice forums for Best Interests Assessors and has designed and delivered training to a range of audiences

The standard charge for this course is £103.50 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions
Learning outcomes
• Overview of self-neglect
• Key messages from SARS & research
• Human rights: balancing rights and responsibilities
• The Care Act 2014: duties & responsibilities
• Overview of the MCA and its relevance to self-neglect
• Assessment of capacity: when to assess > the relevant information > executive dysfunction > alcohol and mental capacity
• The role of the Court of Protection
• Mental Health Act 1983 – overview of powers and their limitations
• Overview of other legal powers
Start Date
Tuesday 2 July 2024
End Date
Tuesday 2 July 2024
Closing Date
Monday 1 July 2024
09:30 - 16:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event