Not wanting to be touched. Overtly sexualised behaviour or language. Emotional/physiological abuse- This type of abuse is when an individual is treated in a way that causes emotional or psychological harm that causes distress. Signs and symptoms are individual being withdrawn, Overly anxious to please, compulsive behaviour, lack of concentration or difficulty focusing, loss of skills or abilities. Financial abuse- Financial abuse is any form of abuse of which adversely affects the financial welfare of an individual.
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.
1e. Institutional abuse Regimented routines and no choice for people. Prevented from going out/ freedom 2. Signs and symptoms Withdrawn behaviour, unhappy, no interest in social activities 1f, g. Self neglect/ neglect by others Self neglect is when a person does not take care of themselves, such as not washing or eating properly, neglect by others is if a carer fails to provide good care for a person and doesn’t attend to their needs. 2.
Behavioural changes. Drowsiness due to inappropriate medication. • Sexual Abuse involves forcing a person to take part in a sexual act, making unwanted sexual advances or unwanted exposure to sexual acts and pornography. Signs/Symptoms :- Sexual behaviour, such as avert sexual language and inhibited behaviour, pregnancy in a women who is unable to consent, withdrawal, depression and stress, incontinence, sexually transmitted infections, urinary tract infections, fear and distrust, unusual wounds to genital areas. • Emotional/psychological abuse is any treatment of a person that causes them emotional distress.
Kirwin Maclean Associates. 19-20 Alison is also suffering from physical abuse, this is abuse that causes intended physical harm to another person. Examples may include kicking, pushing, punching, scalding, burning or biting. Factors that may show signs that she’s being physically abused are; injuries that have no or little explanation or the explanations don’t seem true or explanations that change overtime, repeated injuries e.g. cigarette burns, bite marks or bruising (this may be in the shape of an object), clothing used to cover injuries, anxiety, agitation or a reaction to a certain individual or group of people e.g.
Physical Abuse: This includes hitting, slapping, pushing, force feeding, burning, scalding, leaving person in wet, soiled clothes. Signs of physical abuse would include, unexplained bruising, finger marks, bruising in unusual places, soles of feet, under arms, eye sockets. Fractures and dislocations, pressure ulcers and bed sores, cigarette burns, loss of weight, inappropriate clothing, depression, fear. Sexual Abuse: This can also involve abuse of position of power. It can include rape, sexual assault, unwanted sexual acts, sexual acts with a person unable to give consent, subject to teasing or indecent exposure and innuendos.
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.
Financial abuse Theft, Fraud, Exploitation, The misuse or misappropriation of property, possessions or financial assets that have been placed in a persons trust. . Institutional abuse Not being given choice over daily decisions, Withholding information, Freedom to go out, Privacy and dignity are ignored, Personal affects and correspondence withheld or controlled by staff, Excessive doses of medication used to control behaviour and mood, Complaints ignored or deliberately doctored. . Self neglect Ignoring medical needs or advice, Failure to wash or bath, Isolate from support networks, Poor diet or refusal of food, .
Financial abuse includes theft, fraud, exploitation and pressure in connection with wills, property, financial transactions, or the misuse or misappropriation of property, possession or benefits. Doorstep crime and ‘scams’. Institutional abuse involves the collective failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people. It can be seen or detected in processes, attitudes and behaviour that amount to discrimination through unwitting prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness and stereotyping. It includes a failure to ensure the necessary safeguards are in place to protect vulnerable adults and maintain good standard of care in accordance with individual needs, including training of staff, supervision and management,
Institutional Abuse Institutional abuse is the failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people. Self-neglect Self-neglect is refusal or failure to provide him/her with adequate food, water, clothing, shelter, personal hygiene, medication and safety precautions. Neglect by others Neglect by other is the refusal or failure to provide a person with life necessities such as food,