What is hoarding?
Hoarding is defined by the NHS as “Excessively acquiring items that appear of little or no value and not being able to throw them away, resulting in unmanageable amounts of clutter”.
Compulsive hoarding can be a distressing and debilitating psychological condition, and since 2013 hoarding disorder has been recognised as a Mental Health condition.
How can Southway help?
Tidy Homes, Tidy Minds
Our Tenancy Support Team runs the 'Tidy Homes Tidy Minds' scheme which provides a resource to identify and address properties affected by hoarding. Their aim is to make a real, long-term difference to the individual's life.
The scheme equips individuals with the skills and coping techniques to maintain their homes in the future, alongside providing individuals with better and safer living environments.
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