Sexual abuse Is an act of forcing sexual activity onto another without consent and against their will. Using threats or coercion to get sexual activity that is improper or harmful to another person. For example: Rape or sexual assault, masturbation, sexual harassment, penetration or attempted penetration, indecent exposure. ? Emotional/psychological abuse Is any act of abuse, in any abuse situation the victim is caused both emotional and psychological distress.
Sexual abuse signs can be disturbing behaviour like self-harming, inappropriate sexual behaviour, depression, low self esteem and inability to form relationships. Emotional/psychological abuse This could be bullying, threatening behaviour, lowering self esteem, exploitation, verbal abuse and swearing. Emotional/psychological abuse signs can be withdrawn, loss of self esteem and self confidence. Financial Abuse This could be theft of money or valuables, misappropriate use of a person's finances and denying an individual access to there finances. Financial abuse signs can be insecurity, loss of trust, fearful and disappearance of possessions.
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/Psychological abuse can be defined as intimidation and threats, humiliation, racial, sexual or homophobic abuse, harassment and excluded/isolated from people or activities. * Financial abuse can be defined as any act of theft of money or property or use of money or property without a person’s consent, or without the appropriate legal authority. * Institutional abuse is any abuse that is carried out in; a care home, nursing home, acute hospital or in-patient setting. * Self neglect is a behavioural or habitual condition in which an individual neglects to attend to their basic needs. * Neglect by others is when signs of neglect are identify/recognised and ignored by others apart from the affected party.
Sexual abuse by a partner/intimate can include derogatory name calling, refusal to use contraception, deliberately causing unwanted physical pain during sex, without consent and to cause pain or humiliation. Emotional Abuse : One definition of emotional abuse is: "any act including confinement, isolation, verbal assault, humiliation, intimidation, infantilization, or any other treatment which may diminish the sense of identity, dignity, and self-worth Institutional abuse : Institutional abuse is the mistreatment of people brought about by poor or inadequate care or support, or systematic poor practice that affects the whole care setting. It occurs when the individual's wishes and needs are sacrificed for the smooth running of a group, service or organisation Self Neglect : Self-neglect is any failure of an adult to take care of himself or herself that causes, or is reasonably likely to cause within a short period of time, serious physical, mental or emotional harm or substantial damage to or loss of assets. Neglect by others : Adults are neglected when a caregiver does not provide the essential daily living needs of an adult dependent upon them, for things such as food, clothing, shelter, bathing, medication, health care, and doctor visits. Self-neglect happens when an adult can no longer take care of their own basic daily living needs.
Activities such as showing pornographic material, forcing the person to watch sex acts or forcing the person to undress are also considered sexual abuse. c) Emotional/psychological abuse is where one person gains power and control over another through words and gestures which gradually undermine the other’ self-respect. Emotional abuse can be name-calling, blaming, screaming, making threats, yelling, neglecting, manipulation, not listening, withholding affection, belittling and untrue accusations. d) Financial abuse is stealing or defrauding someone of money, goods and/or property, allowing others to steal money or property, tricking or threatening individuals into giving away
Unit 205 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. Outcome 1 1.1 - Physical Abuse-Physical Abuse is to cause somebody physical harm, use force to make them do something against their will or to cause them physical harm. It is more than likely the victime will be a vulnerable individual who is unable to defend themselves but not always. Sexual Abuse - Abusing somebody can be to force them to partake in sexual acts against there will. Sexual abuse can also take a verbal form for example talking to an individual in a sexual mano against their will.
SEXUAL ABUSE: is when a person is forced or tricked into taking part in any kind of sexual activity. When sexual contact is non- consensual, it is an abuse. It can happen to men and women of any age that is both old and young. Activities such as showing pornographic material, forcing the person to watch sex acts or forcing the person to undress are considered sexual abuse. EMOTIONAL ABUSE: when a person gains power and control over another person through words and gestures.
.1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse 1.1. Define the following types of abuse: • Physical Abuse • Sexual Abuse • Emotional / Psychological Abuse • Financial Abuse • Institutional Abuse • Self Neglect • Neglect By others Answer: Physical Abuse; is abuse involving contact intended to cause feeling of intimidation, injury or other physical suffering bodily harm. Sexual Abuse; also referred to as molestation, is the forcing of undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon another. Emotional /Psychological Abuse; is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another behaviour that may result in psychological trauma including anxiety, chronic depression.
When for instance an individual makes a sexist comment on a fellow employee making him or her feel uncomfortable. At times, this goes to a larger extend, where victims are coerced into going along with sexual conversation or activities because they believe they will be punished or dismissed if they protest. Sexual harassment can also be nonverbal in the sense that; an individual may be using sexual or romantic signs or symbols against the victim. These signs or nonverbal communication could be against the wishes of the victim. Some examples of these include, leering or staring, or standing very close to the victim.