Flinching when another person is near you. A heightened sense of fear and anxiety around a person. Low self esteem Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse can be defined as any behavior perceived to be of a sexual nature which is unwanted and takes place without consent or understanding. This can be inappropriate touching or looking. Conversation with sexual content that is not appropriate for the meeting and is making either party uncomfortable.
Another sign may be that a client will flinch when a certain carer goes near them. Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse can also be referred to as molestation, and is the forcing of undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon another. It can take several different forms including: Being touched in an intimate area when you do not want to be. Being made to touch others in intimate areas when you do not want to. Having any type of sex when you don’t want to.
Depression is a common consequence of being physically abused as the service user is normally too scared or vulnerable to speak up and ask for help. This then leads to them feeling lonely and worthless. Sexual abuse is a term used to describe being forced into sexual activities against your will. A service user could be sexually abused by being made to touch others intimately against their will, being touched intimately against their will and undressing or having sex with an individual against their will. Bruises in intimate areas, unexplained genital bleeding, sexually transmitted infections and even pregnancy are all common signs of sexual abuse.
Please define the following types of abuse and list some of the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse HSC 024 1.1 1.2 Physical abuse Definition: Physical abuse can be anything from hitting, kicking and pushing to misusing medication, using inappropriate or rough moving and handling techniques. With holding medication or giving more than the prescribed does can be classed as abuse. Using restraints when not needed or as a form of punishment is also viewed as physical abuse. Lack of personal care such as being unclean or wearing dirty clothes. Being malnourished can be classed as physical abuse.
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.
· Sexual abuse- By touching someone in an inappropriate way i.e. the genital area, making unwanted advances to a person, by indecently exposing one’s self. Being for to participate in sexual acts or even rape, are all types of sexual abuse. · Emotional/psychological abuse- By intimidating someone or not involving them in things, or ignoring them and giving threats or bullying, humiliating and blaming an individual for things, are all types of abuse. · Financial abuse – Using an individual’s money without their permission or buying items they do not want or have not requested.
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. Signs of sexual abuse can be visual and also behavioural. This could include bruising around the genital area, scratches and abrasions, infections in the anal and genitals region, pregnancy, urine infections, blood in underwear, torn underwear. Behavioural may include unexpected or change in normal behaviour, unable to sleep, fear, depression, self-harming, substance misuse, refusal to undress, or shower. Emotional/psychological abuse this is usually linked to other abuse as all types of abuse causes emotional abuse in most people.
Unexplained hair loss, significant weight loss, cowering or flinching. Feeling low, in pain or angry. Sexual abuse: Forcing an individual to behave in inappropriate sexual behaviour or take part in sexual activities these can include non penetrative as well as penetrative sexual acts and also forcing an individual to view inappropriate sexual material. Signs and symptoms include being withdrawn and fearful, disturbed sleep patterns, inappropriate dressing, genital infections, bruising around breasts or genitals, unexplained vaginal or anal bleeding, torn or stained underwear. Emotional/psychological abuse: Verbally abusing and swearing, threatening or invoking fear in an individual, devaluing self esteem causing feelings of worthlessness, bullying and exploitation.
CT298 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 1.1 The different types of abuse and what they mean are: PHYSICAL – Causing physical harm to an individual by hitting, shaking, biting, throwing, burning or scalding, suffocating and force-feeding. SEXUAL – Behaving in sexual inappropriate ways, forcing an individual to take part in sexual activities, rape, buggery, watching sexual activities. EMOTIONAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL – Bulling, swearing, threats, inappropriate expectations, conveying feelings of worthlessness. FINANCIAL – theft of money or property, denying individuals access to their own money, mismanagement of individuals finances. INSTITUTIONAL – failure to maintain professional boundaries, misuse of authority, power over vulnerable individuals, inappropriate use of medication and physical restraint.
Unit 5 1, Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1.1 Define the following types of abuse : * Physical abuse - can be hitting, punching, biting, shaking, burning, scalding, throwing, force feeding or anything else that causes physical harm to an individual. * Sexual abuse – Could be forcing an individual to take part in sexual acts, penetrative or non-penetrative, these include rape and buggery, sexual assault. Watching sexually explicit materials such as on the internet, dvd etc. * Emotional/psychological abuse – Ranges from bullying, scaring a person with threats or fear, lowering self-esteem by de-valuing, verbal abuse and swearing, expecting too high expectations on the individual and exploitation.