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#TapLecture Hoarding behaviours - putting hoarding care into the Care Act

Source By: The Advocacy Project

Wednesday 21 August, 10:00-11:00

St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare Street, E8 4SA

Join leading expert Megan Karnes, director of HoardingUK, who will share and explore an overview of hoarding behaviour and the current support pathways (and lack thereof) held within the Care Act (2014).

Megan Karnes is the founder and director of HoardingUK, and a qualified counsellor and advocate with 13 years experience of supporting people who compulsively hoard.

HoardingUK is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting people affected by hoarding behaviours. It's aim is to empower individuals experiencing hoarding behaviours to achieve spatial and personal change to improve their health and wellbeing.

Working with Adults who Self-Neglect: Using the Research Evidence in Practice

Source By: City & Hackney Safeguarding Adults Board

This 1-day course is a follow-up to the half-day workshops that presented summaries of the research evidence on working with adults who self-neglect. It will provide a refresh on the research evidence. It will also focus on recent published safeguarding adult reviews.

For full details of this course, please refer to this flyer: flyer-_self_neglect__Hoarding.pdf

to book click here- appform_-_employees.docx, Appform_-_partners_CHSAB.docx

Self-neglect & Hoarding ½-day awareness sessions- 15th January 2020

Source By: City & Hackney Safeguarding Awareness Board

15th of January 2020
09:15 and 13:15 Registration 12:30 and 16:30 Finish

These 3-hour sessions are designed to increase Social Worker, clinical staff and support staff awareness and understanding of how to identify adults at risk of Self-neglect & Hoarding.

For full details of this course, please refer to the flyer for more information- FLYER_Self-neglect__Hoarding_1_2-day_awareness_sessions.pdf

To book click here- appform_-_employees.docx, Appform_-_partners_CHSAB.docx

DALSTON DEN - Space to hire

Source By: Dalston Den


89A Kingsland High Street London E8 2PB

A large open studio (153 Square metres) in the heart of Dalston with a wooden sprung dance floor. The main area has been purpose made for activities such as dance, film and photography shoot, yoga, seminars, public events, art exhibitions, and rehearsals. Maximum capacity is for 100 people. The space also leads out on to an open garden area (42 Square metres) which can be used as a chill-out spot or breakout area.


Daily rate - £150


Hourly rate - £30


For more info and bookings, please contact







Click here for images- DALSTON_DEN_advert.docx


Free two day Appreciative Inquiry Training - Only two places available, Book ASAP

Source By: HSCF

We have two places available for Voluntary & Community Sector workers to go on a two day Appreciative Inquiry course at Hackney CVS on Wednesday 14 Aug & Thursday 15 August at 9.30am-5pm.

The training is worth over £500 on this well established course run by Coaching Leaders


AI is useful for coproducing pathways and projects.  VCS participants will be asked to facilitate at least two (max four ) events in the following year to coproduce  pathways for health & social care.


If you are interested you must email Shamima to email you the application form. All completed application form must be emailed to Shamima. The deadline to complete and send the application form is Friday 9 August at 9am and you will be contacted on Monday 12 August to let you know the outcome of your application.


Course Outline:

Day 1:

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?

  • The origins of AI

  • Why the appreciative approach works

  • Research supporting the appreciative approach

  • The five principles of Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using the ‘5-D’ model for positive change

  • How to define successful topics for Appreciative Inquiry

  • The secrets of successful appreciative interviews

  • Practical ways of conducting each stage in the process

  • Participating in a hands-on Appreciative Inquiry session

Day 2:

  • How to structure an appreciative coaching session

  • How to be ‘in the moment’ as an interviewer and facilitator

  • Gain practical experience of coaching and being coached using AI

  • How to use scaling and other solution-focused tools in coaching

  • Formats for AI at organisational, team and individual level

  • How to run a large-scale AI event

  • How to persuade AI ‘skeptics’ and build credibility

  • Building an appreciative culture

  • Planning how you will implement AI

  • Appreciative Inquiry as a way of life – benefits and how to cultivate it

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