4.24 Hoarding and squalor resources
The former Department of Human Services and Department of Health have amalgamated into the new Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The policies listed in this kit will be reviewed to reflect the new department. While the polices are under review, refer to the existing policies, based on your funding, in this kit.
Hoarding and squalor - practical resource and key messages statement for service providers
Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education and Training
The Department of Health produced two publications in June 2013, a Hoarding and squalor practical resource for service providers and a Responding to hoarding and squalor – Key messages statement for service providers applicable to multiple sectors, programs and services.
These hoarding and squalor resources are available at:http://health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/publications/hoarding.htm (external link).
For further informationAlison Beckett, Senior Policy Adviser, Policy and Analysis Unit, Ageing and Aged Care Branch, Department of Health and Human Services
Telephone: (03) 9096 7924