Assignment 205 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care.

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Assignment 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Task A Booklet. AI. Describe in your own words what is meant by the following types of abuse: Physical Abuse: Defined as the use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment. Physical abuse can include; Hitting, slapping, pushing, kicking, force feeding, forcing medication, leaving people to sit in faeces or urine. The use of physical force that could result in injury or bodily harm. Sexual Abuse: Defined as any sort of non consensual sexual contact. This can happen to both men and women of any age. Sexual abuse can include; Unwanted advances, indecent exposure, harassment, rough washing or touching of the genital area, rape, being forced to participate in sexual acts, Injury to genitals. A non consensual sexual act. Emotional/psychological abuse: Defined as a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma. Sexual abuse can include; intimidation, not being included, threats, bullying, humiliating, blame. Any act that may, diminish the sense of identity, dignity and self worth. Financial Abuse: Defined as one or more person telling you what you can and cannot buy or requiring you to share control of your bank accounts. Financial abuse can include; Using an individuals money without their permission, not giving correct change, taking store card points, taking one item of buy one get one free, not giving enough money for food or essential items, not paying bills. The miss use of a persons funds and assets. Institutional abuse: Defined as the mistreatment of people brought about by poor or inadequate care or support. It occurs when an individuals wishes and needs are sacrificed for the smooth running of a group, organisation or service. Institutional abuse can
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