Compulsive Hoarding: The Ethical Dimensions by National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

Compulsive Hoarding: The Ethical Dimensions

byNational Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

Kobo ebook | September 11, 2012

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An ethics resource for the community health sector

This guidebook will provide a brief overview of compulsive hoarding, a review of relevant legislation, and consideration of the ethical tensions. A case study will walk through a reflective decision-making process in action. A resource list will be provided, to offer more in-depth information about practical ways to help an individual who hoards, and links for legal resources.

This guidebook has emerged out of observations that the literature and practice base on the subject of compulsive hoarding remains in a nascent stage, where emphasis is placed on practical skills and strategies to assist the individual. Recognition and articulation of the ethical tensions of doing so is not as readily discussed. This guidebook hopes to commence this ethics dialogue, as well as to normalize the moral tensions many wishing to help are likely to experience.

Title:Compulsive Hoarding: The Ethical DimensionsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 11, 2012Publisher:NICELanguage:English

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