Specialist Hoarding Case Management – The Virtual Classroom

Specialist Hoarding Case Management - The Virtual Classroom

**Updated on 30/07/21 ** With new course dates This course is a specialist course available to practitioners who manage cases of Hoarding &/or Self Neglect.  Whilst it is not mandatory for the learner to have completed the Hoarding Awareness &/or Self Neglect Course, the learner is expected to have good knowledge of this very complex condition. A one-day course starting at 10am until 4pm with a 1hr lunch break will be delivered online via Zoom; an interactive course offering the learner the opportunity to share their experiences of working in a multi-agency setting whilst learning what is required to manage

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CPD Accredited Hoarding Awareness Online Training

CPD Accredited Hoarding Awareness Online Training

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” Next available dates: Tuesday the 8th of June 2021 09:30am – 4:30pm What will you learn? This course will enable learners to fully understand how hoarding

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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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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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Hoarding and Domestic Abuse – FREE online training

Hoarding and Domestic Abuse - FREE online training

What will you learn? This webinar assumes the learner has a basic understanding of some hoarding behaviour and people who hoard.Raising awareness of the environment people who hoard live in, the trainer will explore the relationship with domestic abuse and the stigma attached to the condition. Empowering the learner in how to empathise with people suffering from Hoarding Disorder whilst exploring how to support clients. Course Content  Background & Stigma of Hoarding Disorder Approaches to Hoarding and the relationship with domestic abuse The victims of domestic abuse Who is this course for?  Frontline workers, volunteers and supporters of people who hoard

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Interview with CloudsEnd – Professional Social Work magazine

Interview with CloudsEnd - Professional Social Work magazine

The British Association of Social Workers  PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORK MAGAZINE | FEBRUARY 2021 HOW TO HELP A HOARDER Many social workers will have come across people who hoard but they often don’t know how best to support them, Heather Matuozzo of hoarding social enterprise Clouds End tells Shahid Naqvi. You would have struggled to see the floor in David’s house a few months ago. Or even his furniture for that matter, so buried were they beneath piles of old newspapers. Copies of the Daily Mirror to be exact. And Barbie dolls by the hundreds, if not thousands, stacked throughout his

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CPD Accredited Hoarding Awareness Online Training

CPD Accredited Hoarding Awareness Online Training

Unique for online 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, the sessions will include best practice and examples of case work undertaken by Heather & Sharon. Next available dates: Tuesday the 23rd Feb 2021 09:30 What will you learn? This course will enable learners to fully understand how hoarding affects people, empowering the learners to empathise with people suffering from Hoarding Disorder whilst exploring ways to develop skills for supporting clients to help themselves

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