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Service Agreement Information Kit for Funded Organisations

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 information

Alison Beckett, Senior Policy Adviser, Policy and Analysis Unit, Ageing and Aged Care Branch, Department of Health and Human Services
Telephone: (03) 9096 7924
Email: alison.beckett@health.vic.gov.au