Learning points The different behaviours that can constitute self-neglect. An understanding of why people self-neglect. How to weigh up complex ethical dilemmas when deciding whether or not to intervene in a person’s situation. Contents Introduction What is meant by self-neglect? Understanding why people self-neglect Pathways and barriers to intervention Assessing and intervening Conclusion References Introduction […]
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