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Mental Health Awareness & the Older Person: Helping Older People Who Hoard


April 6, 2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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This session is face to face is Adelaide, SA
$30.00 – $120.00
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Rebecca Mezzino is one of Australia's most experienced Declutter Coaches and has been helping people to simplify their lives for over 13 years. Specialising in complex cases, Rebecca works primarily in the fields of disability, aging, neurodiversity and mental health.

An expert in teaching people how to have a positive relationship with their belongings, Rebecca is a sought-after media source, industry mentor, speaker, and trainer. She’s also a mother, geek, houseplant addict and rock-climber (when she can find the time!).

April 6, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

$30.00 – $120.00
Sessions Date & Time: Wednesday 6 April from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (Adelaide)


An introductory workshop designed for Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) workers who have a supportive working relationship with older people in their home and who come in contact with clutter and hoarding in the course of a working day. The workshop will provide an understanding of hoarding, and the skills and confidence for CHSP workers to provide support to the older client.


Learning Outcomes: 

  • Raising awareness of hoarding
  • Understand why people hoard
  • The psychology behind hoarding and clutter, triggers, signposts, dangers, risk and harm minimisation
  • Establishing and maintaining positive and productive relationships
  • Confidence to support the older client to address the issue in their home
  • Exploring funding options, finding resources and services


Target Audience: CHSP Aged Care – Personal Care workers, Supervisors, Team Leaders & Practitioners. 


Location: The Junction ‘The Stable Room’ 470 Anzac Highway Camden Park SA 5038



The Junction
470 Anzac Hwy, Camden Park
Adelaide, South Australia 5038 Australia
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08 8350 3400


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