Self-Neglect Thematic Work Shop

Target Audience:

People who have a responsibility for receiving concerns, decision-making and informing statutory agencies. This may include: Social Workers, District Nurses, Police Officers, RGN’s, RMN’s, Ward Sisters, Probation Officers, GP’s, Home Managers, Team Leaders, CPN’s. 

Entry Requirements:

Staff should have attended ‘Core Safeguarding Training’ and should come to the session with an understanding of their own agency’s recording policy and procedures.

Aim of the session:

Increase awareness of legislation, policies and procedures in relation to self- neglect. Inform practitioners of their role in recognising and responding to self- neglect and abuse.

Learning Outcomes:

The course will provide staff with an understanding of:  

  • Explore the definition of self-neglect in relation to the Care Act (2014) 
  • Understand the different types of self-neglect, its signs and indicators. 
  • Awareness and application of current legislation, local policies and procedures in relation to self-neglect. 
  • Identifying the level of risk or harm in relation to safeguarding. 
  • Exploring the possible strategies of self-neglect.

Booking Details:

Online: Please click ‘Apply’ against your preferred date listed below

Email: If you have any queries or are unable to complete an online form, please contact the Workforce Development Admin Team: or on 0191 277 2091.

If you are a Newcastle City Council employee you can book on any of these courses via LMS

Please see the Charging Policy as you may be charged for training.

Please note – no courses are currently available.
Due to Covid19, courses are being moved online. Please check back later for further updates.