1a. Physical abuse – this is a type of abuse where you cause physical harm to an individual. A few examples of physical abuse are: punching, hitting, throwing items to deliberately injure another, burning, poisoning and shaking. 1b. Sexual abuse – This is a type of abuse that involves forcing another individual to participate in sexual activities.
Service users who have been sexually abused may start to self harm. factors contributing to an individual being more vulnerable to sexual abuse may include their age, for example how young or old the service user is, if the service user has mental health difficulties, this is because the service user may think the carer/support worker is being kind and they may not understand the difference from being sexually abused or not. Emotional/ psychological abuse Emotional and psychological abuse can vary from bullying, verbal abuse and/ or swearing and devaluing someone’s self esteem. Signs and symptoms of emotional and psychological abuse may be the service user may start to feel withdrawn because they will
This could lead to the person being withdrawn, their behaviour could change. They could blame themselves, regress and start bedwetting, contract an STI or even become pregnant. Their language and behaviour could become more sexualised. Emotional/psychological abuse signs and symptoms: this could be being shouted at, being sworn at, called names, insulted and bullied. Controlling access from the person’s family, like restricting visiting, no accessibility to a phone or post, their pull cord could be moved out of reach.
* Institutional abuse: The mistreatment of people brought about by poor or inadequate care or support. * Self-neglect: Neglect of one’s physical well-being, leading to physical, mental or emotional harm. * Neglect by others: The failure to provide necessary care or assistance that causes a person’s physical, mental or emotional harm. 1.2 Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse: * Physical abuse: Hitting, slapping, pushing, pinching, force feeding, kicking, burning, scalding, misuse of medication or restraint. * Sexual abuse: Bruises, scratches, bite marks, self injury, aggression, anxiety.
1. 1.1 define the following types of abuse: * Physical Abuse - physical abuse is deliberately hurting a person harming them and causing injuries such as hitting , shaking , biting , throwing, burning or scalding , suffocating , force feeding or otherwise causing physical pain * Sexual Abuse - sexual abuse is when an individual is forced or persuaded to take part in sexual activities or behave in sexually inappropriate ways such as groping , pinning down etc , this can include rape , watching sexual activities , also viewing inappropriate sexual activity on the internet * Emotional / Psychological Abuse - emotional abuse is any kind of abuse that is emotional rather than physical in nature. It can include anything from verbal abuse , bullying , swearing , imposing inappropriate expectations , conveying feelings or worthlessness, devaluing an individual self-esteem , threatening and causing fear upon the individual. Psychological abuse – psychological abuse is another form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma , including anxiety, chronic depression , or post traumatic stress disorder. * Financial Abuse – financial abuse is the
Safeguarding Booklet • Physical abuse Physical abuse is defined as the use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment. Physical abuse may include but is not limited to such acts of violence as striking (with or without an object), hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, pinching, and burning. • Sexual abuse Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is forcing undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon another. When that force is immediate, of short duration, or infrequent, it is called sexual assault. The offender is referred to as a sexual abuser or (often pejoratively) molester.
Physical abuse can also contribute to changes in mental wellbeing, and can make the victim experience anxiety, depression, fear, and many other traits that might be different to how they feel normally. Sexual Abuse: When a person engages in sexual activities with another person without their consent. This can include rape, touching inappropriately, buggery, and watching over a person whilst sexual activities are talking place. People who have been sexually abused may show a change in behaviour. The symptoms can include overly sexualised behaviour, self harm, anxiety, depression, urinary infections, or being withdrawn when in social settings.
Unit 4-Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. There are several different types of abuse; physical Abuse, this could be hitting, shaking, and biting, scalding, force feeding or any other physical harm to a person. Sexual Abuse, this could be forcing an individual to be part of a sexual activity or behaving in a sexual inappropriate way. Penetrative acts or non-penetrative acts and viewing inappropriate sexual activity on the internet are all types of sexual abuse. Emotional/psychological abuse, this could be bullying, threatening behaviour, lowering self esteem, exploitation, verbal abuse and swearing.
In order to conceal their story, “victims may sacrifice their cognitive abilities”. This is often caused by being at a loss of words when trying to explain the situation. In addition to their shame, the fear of judgment, blame, and belief, allow the victim to withhold their story. Many victims, especially children, feel as if they must be at least
1.1 Define the following types of abuse Physical abuse: Physical abuse may involve hitting, shaking, throwing, poisoning, burning, or scalding, drowning, suffocating or anything that can cause harm to a child. Physical harm may also be caused when a parent or carer falsifies the symptoms or may deliberately cause a child to have ill health; this can be known as Munchausen’s syndrome by proxy. Sexual abuse: sexual abuse involves forcing or enticing a child or young person to take part in sexual activities, whether or not the child is aware of what is happening. The activities may involve physical contact, including penetrative (e.g. rape or beggary) or non-penetrative acts.