Nvq 3 Assignment 204 Task a

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Produced By milly September 2013 What is meant by the following types of abuse? * Physical abuse- is an act of another person involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, 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- including and not limited to; emotional abuse, threats of harm or abandonment, controlling, intimidation and harassment. * Financial abuse- is when a person mistreatment and fraud in which someone forcibly controls another person's money or other assets. * Institutional abuse-It is the failure of an organization to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people. * Self neglect- is a behavioural condition in which a person neglects to attend to their basic needs, such as personal hygiene, suitable clothing, feeding, or tending to suitable medical conditions. * Neglect by others abuse- including ignoring medical or physical care needs, failure to provide access to appropriate health care, social care, or misuse of medication, adequate nutrition or heating. Identifying signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse: * Physical abuse-unexplained falls or major injuries, injuries/bruise at different stages of healing, bruise in unusual places e.g. thighs, inner arm, teeth indentations, abrasions, very passive and injury’s to the face. * Sexual abuse-injuries to genital and anal areas change in behaviour, overt sexual language or behaviour, difficulty in walking and sitting. * Neglect-isolation, lack of hygiene, food, heating, clothes, comfort, medication and to prevent client to have access to services. * Psychological abuse-change in appetite, weight, sleep patterns and a change in behaviour e.g. agitated, confused,
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