Emotional/psychological abuse, this could be bullying, threatening behaviour, lowering self esteem, exploitation, verbal abuse and swearing. Financial Abuse, this could be theft of money or valuables, misappropriate use of a person's finances and denying access to a person's finances. Institutional Abuse, this could be the misuse of authority over a vulnerable person in a health and social care setting, failure to maintain professional boundaries, inappropriate use of medication, physical restraint, and lack of privacy, humiliation and bullying. Self-neglect, this could be self-harming behaviour like refusing to eat or drink, neglecting personal hygiene or toilet needs and actual body harm like cutting oneself. Neglect by others, this could be not taking care of the basic needs of an individual like toileting, washing, feeding and personal care.
Institutional abuse – This type of abuse is where the individuals are mistreated which is brought on by poor quality of care or poor support, affects the whole care setting. It occurs when the individual’s needs and/or wishes are sacrificed for an easier running group, service or organisation. 1f. Self-neglect – This type of abuse is a behavioural condition, its where an individual neglects to do every-day life basic needs like personal hygiene, wearing the appropriate clothing, eating/drinking or tending to their needs of any medical conditions they have. There is a medical condition called Diogenes syndrome which is from extreme self-neglect.
205 1.1 • Physical abuse - This is where the individual is injured due to an act of harm comes towards them. • Sexual abuse - This is where the individual is exploited sexually or when topics or acts of sexual nature and enforced on the individual. • Emotional/psychological abuse - this is where the individual is verbally abused, tormented, bullied or blackmailed. • Financial abuse - this is where the individual has money stolen or is encouraged to spend it on thinks they do not need. • Institutional abuse - this is where the institution has imposed procedures that do not conform to the individuals support plans and is not suited to them.
Bruises, finger marks, fractures, dislocations, scratches, cuts, pressure sores, black eyes, scalds, cigarette burns, history of unexplained injuries, accidental overdose, poisoning, deterioration in health, weight loss, soiled clothing/bedding, inappropriate clothing, mood changes, not wanting to be alone with certain individuals. Sexual abuse A sexual act is carried out without the consent or understanding of the individual. Bruises, scratches, bite marks, changes in sexual behaviours, sexual abuse to others, self-injury, destructive behaviour, alcohol/drug abuse, suicide attempts, withdrawn, aggression, tearful, anxiety, infections, pregnancy, abdominal pain, frequent masturbation, changes in behaviours, weight gain/loss, changes in appearance. Emotional / psychological abuse Individuals being bullied, controlled, intimidated or taken advantage of individuals. Needs being ignored, reports of shouting, screaming, swearing, scared of raised voices, distressed, being teased, being humiliated, un respected, not being given choice, opinion, dignity, privacy, being undermined.
The symptoms can include overly sexualised behaviour, self harm, anxiety, depression, urinary infections, or being withdrawn when in social settings. Emotional Abuse: When a person is subject to abuse in the form of name calling, insults, bullying and general mistreatment that would affect their emotional wellbeing. People who experience emotional abuse can become withdrawn, have a low self worth, loss of trust, and depression. Financial Abuse: When a person abuses another person for monetary gain. Things that can constitute as financial abuse are stealing, borrowing money or property without the person’s knowledge or permission, and denying access to a person’s finances.
Unexplained bruises, fractures or the same injures happening again and again. They might want to be left alone or with a particular person. Sexual abuse signs and symptoms: Rape, sexual innuendo’s, molestation, touching inappropriately, not giving their consent or being able to. Being forced or coerced to be photographed or videoed to allow others to look at their body. This could lead to the person being withdrawn, their behaviour could change.
HSC 024 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Unit 4222-205 Level: 2 Credit value: 3 Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse Q1.1. define the following types of abuse: . Physical abuse Hitting, slapping, Pushing, kicking, Misuse of medication, Restraint or inappropriate sanctions. . Sexual abuse Rape and sexual assault to which the vulnerable adult has not consented, could not consent or was pressured into consenting, Being videoed or photographed to allow others to look at their body, use of power in role as staff in order to illicit sexual relationship with service users.
Gemma Lee Unit 4: Principles of safe guarding and protection in health and social care. 1.1 There is several type of abuse. Physical abuse, which results in physical pain, This includes the use of physical force, hitting, beating, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, punching and burning. Sexual abuse, which is inflicted by un-consensual sexual contact and can range from derogatory name claiming, to causing unwanted physical pain during sex Caused by, deliberate isolation, humiliation and intimidation, Emotional/psychological abuse is also another form of abuse, and can lead to depression and anxiety. Financial abuse is inflicted by stealing somebody else’s good, property or money, for example, a carer stealing from a vulnerable service user, be it money or possessions.
Lack of communication in a care home setting, could result in clients being over or under medicated on a regular basis. Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse is any non-consensual sexual contact; it is the forcing of undesirable sexual behaviour by one person upon another. This can be physical attacks, verbal suggestions, insults or exposure to unwanted sexual imagery. Sexual abuse could occur when a carer offering support to a venerable person, could use their status to coerce that person to touching them in an inappropriate manner. This type of abuse could also be present in a care home setting with the perpetrator being another client, forcing a person to undress, or made to watch specific sexual actions.
Unit 4: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 1 1.1 and 1.2 * Physical abuse can be seen in numerous amounts of types including physical harm, hitting, shaking, biting, burning or even force-feeding and suffocation. Signs and symptoms of this type of abuse can be bruises, broken bones, cuts, wounds, untreated injuries, changes in behaviour and also caregivers refusing to allow visitors to see the vulnerable adult alone. * Sexual abuse is when an individual forces another individual to take part in unconsented sexual activities by using threatening behaviour. Signs and symptoms of this abuse can be self-harm, repeated urinary tract infections, depression, low self-esteem and a lack of ability to form relationships. * Emotional/psychological abuse can be identified as verbal abuse, invoking threats, devaluing an individual’s self-esteem and bullying.