Intro; Self-Neglect and Hoarding: A Guide to Safeguarding and Support, by Deborah Barnett; Preface â#x80;#x93; A Word from the Philosophical; Prevention versus protection; Therapeutic needs assessment versus needs assessment; Individual social work versus individual, family and community social work; Personalised safeguarding versus risk management; Assessment â#x80;#x93; how much is enough?; Ethics and values; Introduction â#x80;#x93;Â An Overview; 1. What is Self-Neglect and Hoarding?; Defining self-neglect and hoarding; Hoarding disorder; Is it collecting or is it hoarding?; Attachment to objects.
Sorting and organisingLinks with other diagnoses; When to consider a referral for diagnosis; 2. How Self-Neglect Affects Peopleâ#x80;#x99;s Lives; Fire; Falls; Housing; Physical and mental health; Families and carers; 3. Themes from Adult Serious Case Reviews or Safeguarding Adult Reviews; Ethical decision-making considerations; Identifying self-neglect; Care Act compliant enquiries (S42); Risk to others; Risk assessment; Carersâ#x80;#x99; assessment; Mental health and substance misuse; Capacity and consent; Advocacy and representation; Multi-agency response; Comprehensive and holistic assessment.
Compliance and insightImposed sanctions, imposed compliance or penalties; Information sharing; Personalised safeguarding; Management support and response; Defensible decision making; Other; 4. Safeguarding those who Self-Neglect under the Care Act 2014; The safeguarding referral; Eligibility criteria for safeguarding adults; Principles of safeguarding; Information recording and sharing; How the local authority responds; Defensible decision making; The Care Act and information sharing; The Crime and Disorder Act 1998; Case law judgments; Ten steps to information sharing.
5. Therapeutic InterventionsBuilding a rapport; Trauma, abuse, neglect, loss and bereavement; Systemic approaches; The cycle of change; Solution-focused assessment; The beginning of assessment; 6. Assessment and Engagement; What is a good assessment?; Risk assessment; Assessing capacity; Competency; Comprehensive assessment; Person-centred assessment; An example of a safeguarding adult referral and assessment; Self-assessment; 7. Supporting the Practitioner; Creating social work strategies that are supportive; Social work intervention models; Case loads and austerity; 8. Conclusion.
Final checklistEpilogue: A Final Thought from the Philosophical; References; Subject Index; Author Index.