P1- Describe forms of abuse which may be experienced by adults. P2- Describe indicators that abuse may be happening to adults. Type Of Abuse Definition Of The Abuse Example Of The Abuse Indicators Of The Abuse Physical Physical abuse is abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Striking, punching, pushing, pulling, slapping, biting, whipping, striking with an object, kicking, tripping, kneeing, strangling, rape, placing in stress positions (tied or otherwise forced) and withholding food or medication. Injuries (bruises, lacerations, cuts, burns, bite marks, fractures, etc.
Unit HSC 024 Principles of Safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1-1) Define the following signs of abuse: • Physical abuse • Sexual Abuse • Emotional/psychological abuse • Financial abuse • Institutional abuse • Self neglect • Neglect by others 1-2) Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse. Physical abuse: Causing physical harm to an individual for example by hitting, burning, biting, throwing, suffocating, force feeding or any other cause of physical harm.
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. Signs and symptoms: loss of sleep, unexplained or unexpected change in behaviours, bruising, soreness around genitals, torn or blood stained underwear, not wanting to be touched, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy or a preoccupation with anything sexual. Emotional/Psychological abuse is a form of abuse which is characterised by a person subjecting another than may result in psychological trauma such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. This type of abuse is often associated with situations where there is a power imbalance such as abusive relationships, in the work place and bullying. Examples of this type of abuse are humiliation, threats, controlling, harassment, verbal abuse, cyber bulling and isolation, Signs and symptoms: fear, depression, confusion, anxious to please, unexplained or unexpected change in behaviour, loss of skills or abilities, Financial abuse is the misuse of a person’s funds or assets without their knowledge, full consent or in their best interest.
Physical abuse “Physical abuse is when someone deliberately hurts or injures you. It can include hitting, kicking, and hair pulling, beating with objects, throwing and shaking. No one has the right to hurt you in this way.” (childline.org.uk). Physical abuse is an act of another person using physical contact to cause feelings of physical pain or injury. Physically abused children are at risk for later interpersonal problems involving aggressive behaviour and adolescents are more at risk of abusing substances.
Types of sexual abuse are rape, sexual assault, touching and fondling, offensive or inappropriate language or involving an individual in the making and/or showing of pornography. • Emotional/psychological abuse. This is behaviour that has a harmful effect on the person’s emotional health and development or any form of mental cruelty. Some participating factors of emotional/psychological abuse maybe threats of harm or abandonment, being deprived of social or any other sort of contact, humiliation, blaming, controlling, verbal abuse, bullying or behaviour that undermines the adults self-esteem and results in them being less able to protect themselves. • Financial abuse.
Their views might not be needed to be considered but the decisions made by these professionals are for their best interest. 1.5 - Explain how person-centred thinking tools can form the basis of a person-centred plan. These
Unit 204: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Know how to recognise signs of abuse There are several different types of abuse, such as physical abuse and financial abuse. Each type of abuse is carried out in different ways and has various impacts on the victim. Unfortunately many service users become victims of abuse, in its many forms. Physical abuse can be inflicted on a service user in a number of ways such as punching, kicking or pulling their hair. Physical abuse is the act of violence on an individual that causes pain.
a. Physical abuse: When a person is actually using contact to cause pain or injury. b. Sexual abuse: Any sexual contact that a person is not comfortable with or consenting to. c. Emotional abuse: Being threatened, ignored, teased or humiliated.
Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Types of Abuse Physical: Physical abuse is deliberate physical force that may result in bodily injury, pain, or impairment. Both old and young people can be physically abused. Physical abuse includes the smashing of furniture and personal belongings, being pushed or shoved, being held against your will,slapped, bitten, kicked, pinched, punched, choked or ducked under water, threatened or hurt with a weapon, threats of violence, locked in or out of the house, hair pulled …burnt with cigarettes, acid, an iron, hot food or water … Signs: bruising, particularly in well-protected and covered areas, fractures, sprains or dislocations, lacerations, burns - including friction burns and scalds, drowsiness, pressure sores, cowering and flinching, unexplained hair loss, significant weight loss, etc…. Symptoms: feeling low, angry and in pain. Sexual: Sexual abuse is when a person is forced or tricked into taking part in any kind of sexual activity.
Marks from objects used for restraining such as belts, ropes or cord. Changes in behaviour also signs of blood and the person feeling agitated and emotional such as crying or anger. ----------------------------- Ai > B~Sexual abuse Sexual abuse is all forms of unwanted forced sexual attention or physical acts including rape and sexual assault, this is non-consensual contact or been forced to touch someone else in a sexual way also exposing a venerable