Berkshire Safeguarding Adults

Policies & Procedures

Updated Chapters

Chapter Name Details
2.3 Types and indicators of abuse and neglect

Self-Neglect:

Where someone demonstrates lack of care for themselves and or their environment and refuses assistance or services. It can be long-standing or recent and covers a wide range of behaviour neglecting to care for one’s personal hygiene, health or surroundings and includes behaviour such as hoarding.