g. Poor hygiene, malnutrition, failure to keep medical appointments. 1.3 Describe the factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse. People who have sensory impairments, dementia, severely disabled or being cared for may be more vulnerable to abuse. 2 Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse. 2.1 Explain the actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused.
4SAFE GUARDING FROM ABUSE Physical Abuse: Hitting, pinching, pushing, shaking, restraining, pulling of hair, pushing. Signs and Symptoms: Bruising, cuts, scratches, burns, withdrawn, mood swings, flinching. Sexual Abuse: Sexual acts which are not consented to by a vulnerable person, Rape, sexual assault, pressured into sexual contact. Signs and Symptoms: Bruises, hand prints on skin, scratches, bite marks, blood or marks on underwear, infections. Emotional/Psychological Abuse: Controlling, intimidation, harassment, verbal abuse, threats of harm or abandonment, being deprived.
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: •Physical abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, 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 may involve threats or actions to cause mental or physical harm; humiliation; isolation. •Financial abuse is the illegal or unauthorised use of a person’s property, money, pension book or other valuables.
• Poor personal hygiene. • Hazardous or unsafe living e.g. Improper wiring, no indoor plumbing, no heating, no running water. Neglect by others is a passive form of abuse in which a perpetrator is responsible to provide care for a individual who is unable to care for themselves but fails to provide adequate care. Neglect may include failure to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment or medical care or the failure to fulfil other needs.
Know how to recognise signs of abuse Define the following types of abuse and identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse: * physical abuse * sexual abuse * emotional/psychological abuse * financial abuse * institutional abuse * self-neglect * neglect by others Physical Abuse: Physical abuse is a conscious use of strength and power that can lead to injuries and pain inflicted on the victim. People of all different ages can be physical abused, physical abuse includes hitting, slapping, pushing, pinching, force feeding, kicking, burning, misuse of medication and restraint. A carer causing illness or injury to someone in order to gain attention for themselves. Threatened or hurt with
PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Unit 204 1.1&1.2 Physical Abuse: Physical abuse is any intentional or unwanted contact with you or another person, this may include hitting or shaking someone, poisoning, burning someone or even using an object that could cause harm to an individuall. Signs and symptoms of physical abuse can be visible signs such as bruises and cuts or burns on the body or it could be broken bones and open wounds. Sexual Abuse: Sexual abuse is when any sexual activity is forced upon an individual without consent or made to participate or watch sexual activity. Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse could include injuries to or near the genital areas or bleeding or even a sexually transmitted infection can be a sign of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Emotional and psychological abuse: Emotional and psychological abuse is when physical abuse is being made or even threats these can have a big impact.
Assignment 204-Task A Ai) * Physical abuse- causing someone else physical pain, phycisal abuse acts of violence with or without an oblect, hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, pinching and burning. * Sexual abuse- forcing undesired sexual behaviour from one person to another without the other persons consent. * Psychological / emotional abuse- verbal abuse or threats made to a person by another. Intimidation, humiliation or blaming, taking away someone’s choices. This will usually be alongside another form of abuse.
WINTERBOURNE VIEW The review found that there was a systemic failure to protect people or to investigate allegations of abuse. The provider had failed in its duty to notify the C.Q.C(Quality Care Commission) of serious incidents involving injuries to patients, or occasions when they had gone missing. Inspectors said that staff did not appear to understand the needs of the people in their care, adults with learning disabilities , complex needs and challenging behaviour. Staff who had no background in care services had been recruited, references were not always checked and staff were not trained or supervised properly. Some staff were too ready to use methods of restraint without considering alternatives.
Unit 04 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care 1.1Define the following types of abuse: Physical abuse - are slapping, scratching, punching, kicking, burning, punishing, restraining, these types of abuse are visible as they leaves marks and impression on the body. Sexual abuse – this is when an individual is molested without consent these are sexually inappropriate touching, looks, gesture, verbally, names calling. Emotional/psychological abuse – these abuse are blaming, being sweared at, treat unfairly, humiliated deprive of love. Financial abuse- to exploit someone, to take money or belongings from then with there permission (theft). Institutional abuse – to give poor care to someone , this can be neglect or physical and all the above this also includes batch care , lack of support, example giving everyone the same toiletries, waking up time, meals at the some time and choice of food.
Work 1 : Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care 1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: • physical abuse : Includes ; hitting, slapping, pushing, kicking, misuse of medication, misuse of restraint, inappropriate sanctions. • sexual abuse : Includes; rape and sexual assault , or sexual acts to which the vulnerable adult has not consented or could not consent, or where pressure was applied to secure their consent. • emotional/psychological abuse: Includes; verbal abuse, psychological abuse, threats, deprivation of contact, humiliation, blaming, controlling or intimidation. • financial abuse: Includes ; theft, fraud, exploitation, pressure in connection with wills, property or financial transactions.