Summary of course: The collection and storing of excessive numbers of belongings significantly affects a resident’s ability to live in their home. It creates a fire risk in over 70% of cases and often appears to be an intractable management problem. A clear understanding of the principal characteristics of hoarding behaviour is necessary before developing a management strategy to address its consequences, and prevent repetition.
Course content: This Managing Hoarding online training course focuses on:
- Developing an awareness of the main characteristics of hoarding
- Creating an effective strategy based on objective criteria and risk assessments
- Implementing a positive management approach
- Understanding the complexities surrounding legal action and achieving the right result, including the impact of mental health.