Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding Conference

The  Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding Conference takes place on Friday 18th March 2016 from 9.00am – 1.00pm.

Holiday Inn, Great North Road, Seaton Burn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE13 6BP.

The need to protect people from Abuse and Neglect is a key element of the Care Act. This conference will focus on the difficult issue of Self Neglect and will be used as an opportunity to launch the new practice guidance that has been developed jointly between Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside.

 Presentations will include :

 Self Neglect under the Care Act, the Legislative Framework for Self Neglect, dealing with Self Neglect and resistance to engage with services and an extended session on Hoarding.

 To book a place contact   lducommunity@nhct.nhs.uk

By Friday 11th March 2016.

Event is Free to attend.

See  Golden Guide pages 47-49 for more on domestic violence and adult safeguarding