Compulsive hoarding has been linked to Diogenes syndrome. It is a very sensitive subject. Handling the content and working with the people concerned must be addressed by a team that understands the complexity of the situation. This is the process of recovering all the objects in the house that are still useful or valuable. In the customer service-based cleaning and sanitation industry, Crime Scene Intervention knows that it’s not just about cleaning and hammering. It is most importantly about helping those directly affected by the damage.
Identifying Diogenes Syndrome
Do you have a parent or elderly relative whose living conditions seem to be deteriorating? Do you face mountains of congestion when you enter their living space? Does your relative seem to neglect his or her own well-being? If so, your loved one may be suffering from Diogenes syndrome. It is also known as senile misery syndrome.
In cases of Diogenes syndrome, it is usually up to the children or relatives to identify the early signs. They seek care for the elderly who are affected. Here are some tips for coping with this condition.
How do you help a person with Diogenes syndrome?
Always ask first if the treatment will improve the person’s well-being and quality of life. As painful as it may be, sometimes the best way to deal with Diogenes is to let the person be. The treatment may be too stressful for them or impossible without their consent.
If you choose to take steps to reduce clutter in their home, make sure you take the right approach. Asking for help and calling Crime Scene Intervention will save you a lot of effort. Our technicians offer support both to the victim and the family.
Expert Hoarding Cleanup
When cleaning the accumulation of material, the CSI personnel is aware of the fact that each intervention is a unique experience. This applies to both the operator and the customer. The customer may have difficulty separating objects that are mostly worthless.
Our job is to shed light on the hazardous materials that are stacked in his private or commercial spaces. We are aware that getting rid of possessions is easier said than done. For this reason, we take into account the specific needs of our clients. We always consult them throughout the process. Our main focus is to make their environment a healthy and comfortable place.
In recent years, our cleaning agents have noticed that without their intervention, clients were running a serious risk to their physical and mental health. Mold and carbon monoxide accumulates in homes and businesses. Ignoring this mess can be unhealthy and risky. Not only can those present become seriously ill, but they may also be at risk of fire. Cleaning services are thus a good investment.
Crime Scene Intervention has your best interest in mind. We perform the cleaning with respect and care to the person suffering. You will be in good hands. Get in touch now.