Principles of Safeduarding and Protection in Health and Sicial Care

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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. Self neglect – this is when an individual neglect themselves e.g. there personal hygiene not wearing proper or suitable clothing. Neglect by others – not provided with proper living aids, poor living condition such as no food, no warmth, left alone, deprive of medications denial of the individual basic care pressure sores. 1.2Indentify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse Some signs and/or symptoms are: Physical abuse the sign are marks visible impressions such as scars, bruised, fractures, pressure sores, burns, symmetrical grip marks, unexplained hair loss, weight loss, sprains or dislocations. Sexual abuse- the signs and symptoms are bleeding in the private parts, discoloured fluids, bruises, incontinence/bed wetting, the symptoms are isolation, withdrawn, scared of being touch when receiving a personal care intimidated and changes in behaviour. Emotional/psychological abuse – are
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