This covers a wide range of behaviour neglecting to care for one’s personal hygiene, health or surroundings and includes behaviour such as hoarding.
WSAB Self Neglect Policy
Below are links to the WSAB Self-Neglect Policy and associated documents.
The following links are referred to in the new Self-Neglect Policy
The following document provides a one page overview of how practitioners should work with people who self neglect
Lambeth SAB have also produced this YouTube video on self-neglect alongside this advice leaflet
Other behaviours are often associated with Self Neglect. These include
Homelessness and Rough Sleeping
The WSAB Self-Neglect Policy recognises Homelessness and Rough Sleeping as form of self-neglect.
for further information on local and national work and resource visit our dedicated page
Hoarding was also recognised as a form of self-neglect
For further informaiton on Hoarding visit our dedicated page