Tuesday, 22 November 2022 06:57

Safeguarding Adults Week - Self Neglect

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Conitinuing the theme of Safeguarding Adults week 2022 of contemporary issues of Safeguarding, todays isue is Self Neglect.  The ann craft trust writes

"The term “self-neglect” covers a wide range of behaviour neglecting to care for one’s personal hygiene, health or surroundings.

We’ve seen a rise in self-neglect cases over the last two years, particularly for older people.

On this day you can explore how you can spot the signs someone is at risk of self-neglect. We’ll also provide practical guidance about how to start difficult conversations and respond to those at risk, while maintaining autonomy."

You can download a poster here to encourage people to explore this area themsleves.

Last modified on Tuesday, 29 November 2022 13:53