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Self Neglect

Self neglect is a complex issue for safeguarding. The KBSP has developed Multi Agency Guidance for dealing with adults with care and support needs where there are concerns of Self Neglect.

Multi Agency Guidance Self Neglect

KBSP Self Neglect Leaflet

The following resources from the Avon Fire and Rescue service support professionals to make judgements around self-neglect and hoarding.

Clutter scale rating chart

Avon Fire and Rescue toolkit

‘Elsie’s story’ provides an example of a self-neglect case study.

Community Care: Self-neglect and someone to safeguard – Elsie’s story