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SAR – Thematic Review of self-neglect

Date: Thursday, 01st Dec 2022 | Category: Adults

DSPP have published a thematic Safeguarding Adults Review into 5 cases where self-neglect was a factor. This review was commissioned to help agencies working across Dudley to learn lessons from the circumstances surrounding the tragic deaths of those involved.

The Learning Report can be accessed by visiting our Safeguarding Adult Reviews page

Following each review, a briefing for practitioners is produced – this can be viewed on our Learning from Reviews page


As part of this review a number of resources have been produced to assist practitioners in recognising and responding to adult self-neglect. These and informative poster can be downloaded from the DSPP Self-Neglect webpage