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Hoarding disorder: an understanding

24 October 2017


Hoarding disorder is now recognised as a distinct mental illness that requires a professional response. However, housing teams often struggle to understand different forms of mental illness and how best to respond to associated behaviours.

What you'll learn

In detail this course will increase your understanding of mental illness and it's impact on housing provision. Exploring how hoarding develops and building your undertsnading of how hoarders think and feel about their possessions. This course will give you the practical tools and best practice responses to support those with hoarding disorder, whilst considering relevant legislation that shapes your obligations as a housing provider.

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Who should attend

Aimed at housing staff involved in housing management, tenancy enforcement, developing policy and anybody with a genuine interest in this often difficult problem within the housing sector.

Dates & Locations

24 October 2017, Cardiff


CIH Members | Housing Partnership Organisations: £149 + vat

Non Members: £199 + vat


'Really useful and informative'

'Understanding how to approach tenants who suffer with hoarding disorder'


Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

In house

This course is also available in house. Please contact us for further details.



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