UNIT 4222-205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in Health and Social care (HSC024) How to recognise signs of abuse There are various ways to recognise abuse. The various types of abuse are physical, sexual, emotional/psychological, financial, institutional, self neglect and neglect by others. Physical This is an act of another person which is non accidental to cause them an injury or pain. Physical abuse can also occur when people are not provided with adequate care and support which will cause them unjustifiable physical discomfort. For example leaving someone in bed and them resulting in them having pressure sores.
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: •Physical abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. •Sexual abuse is the forcing of undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon another. •Emotional/psychological abuse may involve threats or actions to cause mental or physical harm; humiliation; isolation. •Financial abuse is the illegal or unauthorised use of a person’s property, money, pension book or other valuables.
PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Unit 204 1.1&1.2 Physical Abuse: Physical abuse is any intentional or unwanted contact with you or another person, this may include hitting or shaking someone, poisoning, burning someone or even using an object that could cause harm to an individuall. Signs and symptoms of physical abuse can be visible signs such as bruises and cuts or burns on the body or it could be broken bones and open wounds. Sexual Abuse: Sexual abuse is when any sexual activity is forced upon an individual without consent or made to participate or watch sexual activity. Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse could include injuries to or near the genital areas or bleeding or even a sexually transmitted infection can be a sign of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Emotional and psychological abuse: Emotional and psychological abuse is when physical abuse is being made or even threats these can have a big impact.
Unit HSC 024 Principles of Safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1-1) Define the following signs of abuse: • Physical abuse • Sexual Abuse • Emotional/psychological abuse • Financial abuse • Institutional abuse • Self neglect • Neglect by others 1-2) Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse. Physical abuse: Causing physical harm to an individual for example by hitting, burning, biting, throwing, suffocating, force feeding or any other cause of physical harm.
Assignment 204 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Task A Physical abuse is where someone deliberately hurts or injures another person. Some examples of physical abuse are scratching, slapping, hitting, biting, restraint or inappropriate sanctions. Signs and Symptoms: unexplained bruises, burns or scalds, bite marks, broken bones, their behaviour may suddexnly change, become withdrawn, anxious, clingy, depressed, aggressive problems sleeping and flinching when approached. Sexual abuse is any non-consensual sexual contact, this can happen to men and women of any ages. This can include, rape, indecent exposure, inappropriate looking or touching, sexual photography, sexual harassment, sexual teaching or innuendos, or being subject to pornography or witnessing sexual acts.
Unit 204 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome 1 1.1 and 1.2 • Physical Abuse involves any treatment of a person that is violent or involves rough handling. Eg - Assault such as hitting, biting, kicking, shaking or causing burns, pushing or grabbing or rough handling. Signs/Symptoms :- Any injury not fully explained by the history given. Unexplained injuries.
Depression is a common consequence of being physically abused as the service user is normally too scared or vulnerable to speak up and ask for help. This then leads to them feeling lonely and worthless. Sexual abuse is a term used to describe being forced into sexual activities against your will. A service user could be sexually abused by being made to touch others intimately against their will, being touched intimately against their will and undressing or having sex with an individual against their will. Bruises in intimate areas, unexplained genital bleeding, sexually transmitted infections and even pregnancy are all common signs of sexual abuse.
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.
Unit 5 1, Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1.1 Define the following types of abuse : * Physical abuse - can be hitting, punching, biting, shaking, burning, scalding, throwing, force feeding or anything else that causes physical harm to an individual. * Sexual abuse – Could be forcing an individual to take part in sexual acts, penetrative or non-penetrative, these include rape and buggery, sexual assault. Watching sexually explicit materials such as on the internet, dvd etc. * 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.
Unit 5: Principles of safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 1. Physical abuse includes hitting, slapping, pushing, kicking, misuse of medication, inappropriate sanction of restraint, pinching, scalding, forced feeding, the use of force which results in pain, injury or change in individual’s natural physical estate. Poisoning and deliberately inducing ill-health. Sexual abuse includes rape and sexual assault or sexual acts to which the vulnerable adult has not consented or cannot consent. Inappropriate touching, fondling, indecent exposure, penetration of vagina or anus by penis, fingers or other objects.