•Neglect is a passive form of abuse in which the perpetrator is responsible to provide care, for someone, who is unable to care for oneself, but fails to provide adequate care to meet their needs. Neglect may include failing to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment, medical care or other needs. 1.2Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse: •Physical abuse when you have Bruises, pressure marks, broken bones, abrasions, and burns may indicate physical abuse or neglect. •Sexual abuse can be bruises around the breasts or genital area, as well as unexplained bleeding around the genital area, pregnancy, STI’s may be signs of sexual abuse. •Emotional/psychological abuse can be unexplained withdrawal from normal
Having no consent or abusing a person who is unable to give consent due to illness or mental state is sexual abuse. Pressuring someone into any kind of sexual activity or showing inappropriate sexual material such as pornography is abuse. Asking inappropriate questions or revealing sexually inappropriate things about yours to a vulnerable person is also classed as abuse. Signs/symptoms: There are physical and psychological signs and symptoms of sexual abuse. Physical
Assignment 204 Task Ai: Physical Abuse: Physical abuse is involving contact intended to cause intimidation, injury or physical suffering. Sexual Abuse: The forcing of unwanted sexual activity by an individual on another, by using threats or coercion to obtain an outcome detrimental to the victim. Emotional/psychological abuse: Emotional or psychological abuse involves assault to the victim by either acts, threats of acts or coercive tactics, to obtain an outcome detrimental to the victim while using emotional blackmail or threats of blackmail. Financial abuse: Financial abuse is defined when a person usually dominating the victim in some way, uses the victims’ finances or financial assets for uses other than their intended use, i.e. to pay bills etc.
Emotional and psychological abuse: Emotional and psychological abuse is when physical abuse is being made or even threats these can have a big impact. Being bullied or stereotyping can be emotional and can affect self-esteem anything that affects dignity or self-worth is abuse signs and symptoms can vary from unpredictable behaviour or ignoring and secluding themselves from people, denial of being abused and blaming themselves. Or even aggression. Financial Abuse Financial abuse is when an individual steals from you or restricts your access to you on money/accounts or pensions signs and symptoms could include money going missing around the house or even from your bank. Bank details changing or being unable to make payment.
* Emotional/psychological abuse – Ranges from bullying, scaring a person with threats or fear, lowering self-esteem by de-valuing, verbal abuse and swearing, expecting too high expectations on the individual and exploitation. * Financial abuse – Includes theft of money or property e.g borrowing and never paying back, mismanagement of the individual’s finances, keeping finances away from the individual. * Institutional abuse – Misuse of authority by staff in a health and social care setting, failure to keep professional boundaries, inappropriate use of medication, physical restraint, humiliation or bullying, also denying a person privacy. * Self-neglect – Personal hygiene would be affected, bathing, not washing clothes etc. Self-harming, and starving themselves, refusing to eat and/or drink.
- Neglect is where a person’s physical mental or emotional state is affected by lack of necessary care and attention, there are two forms including active neglect and passive neglect. Active neglect is intentional, like withholding necessities such as soap or a toothbrush, and passive neglect is more unintentional so to speak, due to lack of knowledge or experience from a member of staff. 1.2 Identify signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse Signs and symptoms of physical abuse include punching, scratching, kicking, biting, deliberate starvation or force feeding markings on the body, flinching, bed sores or rashes. Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse include inappropriate touching, genital bruising, bleeding from genitals, cowering, flinching, marks around the neck, wrists or ankles, being withdrawn or self-harm are also signs of sexual abuse. Emotional and psychological signs
Emotional/Psychological Abuse Any act that subjects or exposes another person to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma. This includes confinement, isolation, verbal assault, humiliation, intimidation or any other act that may diminish the sense of dignity, identity and self-worth. Financial Abuse Is the misuse of a person’s funds and assets, obtaining property and funds without the person’s knowledge or full consent? This can include things like misusing a power of attorney. Persuading, tricking or threatening a person out of money, property or possessions.
Excessive or inappropriate doses of sedation/ medication. Self neglect This is when a person neglects their own care needs; such as lack of personal hygiene, lack of eating, no heating or comfort. Being isolated and absence of prescribed medication. Neglect by others This means it is when either a family member or care worker fails to meet someone’s support needs, as a result of neglect; people can become ill, hungry, cold, dirty, injured or deprived of their rights. Aii SIGNS AND
• neglect by others: Includes ;ignoring medical or physical care needs , failure to provide access to appropriate health, social care or educational services. 1.2 Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse Physical : injuries like bruises, cuts, broken bones, Sexual : Medical problems such as chronic itching, pain in the genitals, venereal diseases. Other extreme reactions, such as depression, self-mutilation, suicide attempts, running away, overdoses, anorexia. Personality changes such as becoming insecure or clinging.