CPD Accredited Hoarding Awareness Training – 2022

CPD Accredited Hoarding Awareness Training - 2022

**Updated for 2022** Unique for virtual training only, this course will be delivered by both Heather Matuozzo Director Clouds End & Sharon McLoughlin Associate Consultant Clouds End. Combining their wealth of experience in both a professional and personal capacity combined over 50 years, the sessions will include best practice and examples of case work undertaken by both Heather & Sharon sharing with you their tips and can do approach. “Look at the person and not the Hoard” What will you learn? This course will enable learners to fully understand how hoarding affects people, empowering the learners to empathise with people

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Hoarding Support Group Online Training

Hoarding Support Group Online Training

This half day training course delivered online by Heather Matuozzo, Director of Clouds End CIC, who has successfully run the longest Support Group in England for 10years.  Sharing her experience and knowledge with the learner, you will have the opportunity to understand the purpose and functionality of a Hoarding Supports Groups; how they are a practical way to engage with people who live in a Hoarded home, offering a safe and confidential environment for people to share their experiences and what works best for them.   At the end of the course the learner will have the basic principals in

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The Hoarding Charter – Interview with Resolution Magazine

The Hoarding Charter - Interview with Resolution Magazine

Clouds End CIC have been featured in this months Resolution Magazine to talk about the launched of the Hoarding Charter – a set of values designed to reduce descrimination, empower those with hoarding issues and, crucially, to improve understanding and communication between service providers and those with hoarding issues. We developed the Hoarding Charter to increase awareness of hoarding issues and provide better education for all. The Charter will be rolled out initially to all agencies taking part in the Birmingham Chaos 2 Order project. You can read the full Magazine (free of charge) by clicking the link below. Clouds

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National Hoarding Awareness Week – FREE Webinars for 2022

National Hoarding Awareness Week –  FREE Webinars for 2022

Understanding the link between Trauma and Hoarding Monday 16th May 2022 – 16:00-17:00 Kayleigh Hyman joins Clouds End to give a free talk about Understanding the link between Trauma and Hoarding.     Adult Self Neglect & Hoarding and the impact on children and families Tuesday 17th May 2022 – 16:00-17:00 Karen Lloyd joins Clouds End to give a free talk about adult self neglect and Hharding and the impact on children and families.     The Psychology of Hoarding Wednesday 18th May 2022 – 16:00-17:00 Sam Wainman is an aspiring Psychologist who has experience conducting research and reviews on

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Hoarding Behaviour Support Group – Poole

Hoarding Behaviour Support Group - Poole

Working with a variety of different agencies, we are offering a place for you to feel safe and supported and gain confidence in dealing with your challenges.

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See what Tim has accumulated after 52 years of hoarding!

See what Tim has accumulated after 52 years of hoarding!

This 22 minuet documentary, produced by A&E, explores the 40 ton hoard Tim has accumulated over the last 52 years. Tim has been ordered to clean up or face loosing his properties.

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Hoarding and Self Neglect

Hoarding and Self Neglect

**Updated on 30/07/21 ** With new course dates “Look at the person and not their living conditions” What will you learn? This course will enable learners to fully understand how hoarding and self neglect affects people, empowering the learners to empathise with people who might be struggling with Self Neglect or Hoarding behaviours whilst exploring ways to develop skills for supporting clients to help themselves in how to overcome their inability to dispose of their belongings or be able to organise and support themselves in their homes. Every client is unique and the support that can be provided will be

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National Hoarding Awareness Week – Awareness Raising and FREE Webinars

National Hoarding Awareness Week - Awareness Raising and FREE Webinars

Hoarding and Safeguarding Monday, 17th of May 2021 16:00 – 17:00 As we know safeguarding is everyone’s business but when is hoarding actually safeguarding. How to know and what to do. Who would be interested in this webinar? Anyone who comes across hoarding in their work such as fire fighters, social workers, housing officers, mental health workers, occupational therapists etc     Hoarding and Domestic Abuse *DATE CHANGED* Tuesday the 18th of May 2021 To lear more about the event click HERE     Help for those who hoard – Open Forum Wednesday, 19th of May 2021 16:30 – 17:30

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Chaos to Order – helping over 100 people with hoarding issues

Chaos to Order - helping over 100 people with hoarding issues

Clouds End has been working with Birmingham City Council on a two year project called Chaos to Order to help over 100 people with hoarding issues in Birmingham. One of our clients involved in the project, ‘L’ is sharing his story on his progress. Watch him describe, in his own words, how he has been supported by the project.   L first asked for help and reported difficulties in getting around his house due to his hoarding behaviour to his social worker – “it’s getting rather crowded here and I’ve got no room to move” – who then referred him

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Harry’s Hoarded House – Advocacy Matters

Harry’s Hoarded House - Advocacy Matters

Clouds End CIC, as part of their Chaos 2 Order project, have been working with Advocacy Matters – a west midlands based charity who provide vulnerable people with an independent advocate – and are delighted to appear in one of their ‘Speak Up Square’ stories.   Speak Up Square was developed by Advocacy Matters for International Storytelling Week as a more accessible means (literally!) of illustrating what Advocacy is and how it may support people in local communities. Advocacy Matters – Speak Up Square Their latest story, titled ‘Harry’s Hoarded House’, shines a spotlight on how Clouds End work with advocates

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A Hoarding Tsunami – life after lockdown

A Hoarding Tsunami - life after lockdown

When the lockdown ends a hidden wave of hoarding behaviour is likely to flood into our lives – a hoarding tsunami that will go far beyond stashes of loo paper and hand sanitiser. How do we know? We know that hoarding can be triggered by grief, loss, fear, isolation, loneliness and anxiety. These factors usually affect only a small percentage of us at any one time but in the last year everybody has felt these stresses. The lockdown has deprived some of us of company, love and hugs – while the media has bombarded us all with fears about the

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