Hoarding, Health & Housing
In 2018, the World Health Organisation will publish a revised edition of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), which will include Hoarding Disorder as a distinct mental health condition.
The Conference will delve into this complex condition and its related issues, and explore evidence-based treatments and interventions.
Review mental health classification for Hoarding Disorder and implications for housing, health & social care.
Explore evidence-based treatments and interventions, including what works/doesn’t work in practice.
Discuss the benefits of developing a Hoarding Policy and Guidelines, and share multi-agency best practice.
Assessing and managing fire, safety and environmental issues relating to severely cluttered spaces.
People living with extreme clutter share their experiences
Why a person-centred approach is vital for long-term success.
Dr Stuart Whomsley
NHS clinical psychologist
Co-author of the British Psychological Society guidelines “A psychological perspective on hoarding”
Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Lecturer, Stirling University
Pathway lead for PG certificate in Adult Services, Support and Protection