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International Conference

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.

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Topics

  • 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.

Speakers


Dr Stuart Whomsley


NHS clinical psychologist
Co-author of the British Psychological Society guidelines “A psychological perspective on hoarding”

Mike Flynn
MBE


Chief Superintendent
Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Venue

The Corn Exchange

10 New Market Rd
Edinburgh
EH14 1RJ
edinburghcornexchange.com

Programme

A full event programme will be available to download once we have "dotted the I's and crossed the T's". In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Linda F ay on 07841 289673 or email linda@life-pod.co.uk

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