Rosamund Evans

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 4th June 2014


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 4

Rosamund Evans

15:55 PM, 13th June 2014
About 5 years ago

Tenant will die

Reply to the comment left by "Robert Mellors" at "13/06/2014 - 13:41":

In these sorts of cases unfortunately a huge amount of effort is often required and it is easy to get pushed from one department to another. You've obviously spent a lot of time already perhaps it's time to get some professional help involved. Care eligibility assessments are often incorrect and often need to be challenged but that should not have to be your role.... Read More

Rosamund Evans

10:58 AM, 13th June 2014
About 5 years ago

Tenant will die

Reply to the comment left by "Robert Mellors" at "13/06/2014 - 09:26":

I would say that it is definitely worth trying social services again. Local authorities have statutory duties which are now being reinforced by the new Care Act. They are supposed to train their staff effectively to deal with behavioural issues and should not refuse assistance just because he is abusive. Social Services must keep his care needs under review after an initial assessment. Just trying to force him out could lead to other difficulties.... Read More

Rosamund Evans

9:17 AM, 13th June 2014
About 5 years ago

Tenant will die

Reply to the comment left by "Robert Mellors" at "13/06/2014 - 08:53":

This may be a safeguarding issue that should be brought to the attention of his local social services. Local authorities have responsibilities to assess the care needs of anyone who is or may be in need of community care services because of a mental or other disability, their age or ill health and who is unable to take care of themself or unable to protect themself from harm or exploitation. Social services can get involved even if the individual has not requested the intervention. You could contact the adult social care unit of the local authority to raise your concerns with them. If he is already known to them it still does no harm to contact them if his behaviour is getting worse.... Read More

Rosamund Evans

7:01 AM, 13th June 2014
About 5 years ago

Twisted Firestarter - Tenant Hoarding Newspapers

These situations do need to be treated with sensitivity but they should not be ignored. Kaite is right, often the best approach is to start a dialogue with the tenant about their behaviour before bringing in environmental health or other agencies because of the possible underlying causes of the problem. There are charities who offer support for people who find that their hording is getting out of control.... Read More