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