They will carry out medical observation or examination of the child thought to be at risk of abuse. They will give detailed report of injuries which they think may be non-accidental. They will also have to give evidence in court if a crime has been committed. Outcome 2.1 Being able to identify the signs and symptoms of common childhood illnesses is important but it isn’t out role to diagnose or jump to conclusions. Some of the symptoms may include: * Is quiet or irritable.
Please define the following types of abuse and list some of the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse HSC 024 1.1 1.2 Physical abuse Definition: Physical abuse can be anything from hitting, kicking and pushing to misusing medication, using inappropriate or rough moving and handling techniques. With holding medication or giving more than the prescribed does can be classed as abuse. Using restraints when not needed or as a form of punishment is also viewed as physical abuse. Lack of personal care such as being unclean or wearing dirty clothes. Being malnourished can be classed as physical abuse.
If a parent or carer reports non-existent symptoms of illness in a child, or deliberately causes illness in a child, this is also a form of physical abuse. www.nspcc.org.uk/ Physical signs and symptoms·9 Unexplained bruising, marks or injuries on any part of the body ·10 Multiple bruises- in clusters, often on the upper arm, outside of the thigh ·11 Cigarette burns ·12 Human bite marks ·13 Scalds, with upward splash marks, ·14 Broken bones |Behavioural Indicators·15 Fear of parents being approached for an explanation ·16 Aggressive behaviour or severe temper outbursts ·17 Withdrawn behaviour
Physical abuse This is when a child is being physically abused this could include hitting, smacking, punching, kicking or include objects being thrown at them. This causes pain to them and leaves marks- this type of abuse can even lead to death The signs and symptoms of abuse include- -marks on the body -refusal to undress -running away from home -fear of physical contact -distressed -not wanting to do any medical examination Some marks you see on children can be just genuine injuries as children are always bound to have accidents. However this does not mean that we can’t keep an eye on them. In my setting if a child has a mark on their body whether it being suspicious or not we ask the parent what they did- most parents tell you before you ask and the majority of the time you are like yes okay that fine sometimes you may thing that they are not telling you the truth. If we have a child having repeat marks on their body or suspicious marks then we body map this and store it.
• Social Services- a service that has the power to investigate cases of suspected abuse and can offer the correct support for children. • Ofsted- A service that inspects any settings that look after children. They can also look into settings if questions are raised about the practices being carried out. 3.1 Identify the characteristics of different types of child abuse There are 4 major types of child abuse- • Physical abuse- an injury caused by physical punishment used with the intent to cause
Safeguarding Safeguarding Safeguarding means protecting vulnerable adults from abuse or neglect and putting systems in place to prevent abuse or neglect from happening in the future. In this leaflet I will explain the different types of abuse and how to prevent them using safeguarding. Physical abuse Physical abusing is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings physical pain, injury or other physical suffering or bodily harm. In addition, symptoms of depression, emotional distress, and suicidal ideation are also common features of people who have been physically abused. There are many different types of physical abuse.
2. What are the types of child abuse? There are five main categories of child abuse. They are Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Neglect and Domestic Violence. All of these types of abuse can happen to all children and young people.
some of the signs and symptoms of physical abuse are bruises in places that would not be related with a child falling over accidentally, these may happen frequently. They maybe finger marks from being grabbed may have bald patches on their head from having their hair pulled. Some behavioural signs of physical abuse are withdrawn behaviour; a child may withdraw from physical contact and may flinch when being approached or touched. They may also withdraw from close relationships. They may become more aggressive and display a lot of self-destructive behaviour.
Unit 3 Understand the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting 4.1 Describe the possible signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may cause concern in the context of safeguarding Abuse and neglect are forms of ill treatment of a child. A person may abuse or neglect a child by causing them harm or by failing to stop harm to them. Child abuse can have a huge long-term effect on a child's health, development and well-being. The main forms of maltreatment are physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. The possible signs of physical abuse can be injuries that don’t match with the explanation.
There are different indicators for child maltreatment for example indicators you would look out for in physical maltreatment would be bruising, unexplained injuries and soreness also infections, underweight and poor personal hygiene. Poor personal hygiene could indicate the child