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Understanding and Tackling Compulsive Hoarding


Dealing with cases of hoarding is a constant challenge for housing and anti-social behaviour practitioners.  This full day course considers the causes of hoarding and provides practical advice to tackling the issue

The course will feature:

  • People and possessions 

  • Acquiring possessions - collecting or hoarding?

  • Compulsive hoarding 

  • Consequences of hoarding 

  • Early identification and ongoing monitoring 

  • Decluttering tips and techniques

  • Treatment for hoarders 

  • Care Act 2014 

  • Sharing information without consent 

  • Taking legal action 

  • Equality Act 2010


The interactive day will allow delegates to ask questions and share their own experiences.  


'Really informative, feel much more confident in managing these cases' - Nicola Dean, Thurrock Council

'Excellent course, providing a good understanding of hoarding and the different tools to help resolve hoarding issues' Mandy Benson, Thurrock Council

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