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.
Sexual abuse can include; Unwanted advances, indecent exposure, harassment, rough washing or touching of the genital area, rape, being forced to participate in sexual acts, Injury to genitals. A non consensual sexual act. Emotional/psychological abuse: Defined as a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma. Sexual abuse can include; intimidation, not being included, threats, bullying, humiliating, blame. Any act that may, diminish the sense of identity, dignity and self worth.
Having no consent or abusing a person who is unable to give consent due to illness or mental state is sexual abuse. Pressuring someone into any kind of sexual activity or showing inappropriate sexual material such as pornography is abuse. Asking inappropriate questions or revealing sexually inappropriate things about yours to a vulnerable person is also classed as abuse. Signs/symptoms: There are physical and psychological signs and symptoms of sexual abuse. Physical
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.
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.
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.
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1.1a -Define the following types of abuse - Physical abuse Physical abuse is where inappropriate or deliberate physical force is used to the detriment of the individual. Signs of physical abuse can include some or many of the following possible indicators: bruising, fractures, burns, bedsores, fear, cowering or flinching, depression, unexplained weight loss. Unexpected or multiple indicators should at least raise the question of whether physical abuse is happening. 1.1b -Define the following types of abuse - Sexual abuse Sexual abuse is where an individual is either forced or coerced into unwanted sexual activity.
HSC024 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: Physical abuse - Physical abuse is where someone inflicts physical harm or discomfort to an individual and fails to meet the required standards of physical care, this could include hitting, punching, medication misuse, withholding food and drink etc. Sexual abuse – Sexual Abuse refers to sexually assaulting an individual who is not consenting or does not understand what they are consenting to. Emotional/psychological abuse – This includes threats or bribes in order to make someone do something or make them keep something a secret. This also includes name calling, intimidation and being prevented from receiving the proper support required Financial abuse – This includes stealing money, pressure or persuasion into spending money on things that benefits the person supporting the service user. Institutional abuse – Individuals are mistreated due to poor practise of a company, this could include understaffing and neglect etc.
Know how to recognise signs of abuse 1.1 Define the following: Physical Abuse The use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain or impairment. This may include hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, pinching and burning. Sexual Abuse Is any sexual act committed against someone without that persons freely given consent. Such as unwanted kissing or touching, rape or attempted rape, repeatedly using sexual insults towards someone. Emotional/Psychological Abuse Any act that subjects or exposes another person to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma.
Assignment 204 Task Ai: Physical Abuse: Physical abuse is involving contact intended to cause intimidation, injury or physical suffering. Sexual Abuse: The forcing of unwanted sexual activity by an individual on another, by using threats or coercion to obtain an outcome detrimental to the victim. Emotional/psychological abuse: Emotional or psychological abuse involves assault to the victim by either acts, threats of acts or coercive tactics, to obtain an outcome detrimental to the victim while using emotional blackmail or threats of blackmail. Financial abuse: Financial abuse is defined when a person usually dominating the victim in some way, uses the victims’ finances or financial assets for uses other than their intended use, i.e. to pay bills etc.