Practice Guidance

Working with adults who self-neglect

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Learning points An understanding of the term self-neglect and its causes. Suggestions for effectively engaging with an adult who is self-neglecting. Tips on questions to ask to ensure assessments are sensitive. Contents Use the links below to go straight to particular sections of this guide. Introduction Knowing: defining self-neglect Being: effective engagement Doing: assessment The […]

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