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.
- Emotional and Psychological abuse can include a wide range of controlling behaviour without being physical, but causing emotional problems. - Financial abuse is where an individual is being controlled when it comes to their money. - Institutional abuse is poor care and or support, it can affect the whole care setting. - Self-neglect is where a person is failing to look after themselves properly. - Neglect is where a person’s physical mental or emotional state is affected by lack of necessary care and attention, there are two forms including active neglect and passive neglect.
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.
Injuries (bruises, lacerations, cuts, burns, bite marks, fractures, etc. ), drug/alcohol misuse, depression, isolation, self-harming, suicidal, nightmares/flashbacks, low self-esteem, low confidence, fear, panic attacks, and mistrust. Domestic Domestic abuse is the abuse of an individual within an intimate or family relationship. It is the repeated, random and habitual use of intimidation to control a person. This abuse can be physical, emotional, psychological, financial or sexual.This can include hitting, kicking, biting, shoving, restraining, slapping, throwing objects, threats, controlling or domineering behaviour, intimidation and stalking.
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.
Emotional and psychological abuse: Emotional and psychological abuse is when physical abuse is being made or even threats these can have a big impact. Being bullied or stereotyping can be emotional and can affect self-esteem anything that affects dignity or self-worth is abuse signs and symptoms can vary from unpredictable behaviour or ignoring and secluding themselves from people, denial of being abused and blaming themselves. Or even aggression. Financial Abuse Financial abuse is when an individual steals from you or restricts your access to you on money/accounts or pensions signs and symptoms could include money going missing around the house or even from your bank. Bank details changing or being unable to make payment.
Institutional abuse – Individuals are mistreated due to poor practise of a company, this could include understaffing and neglect etc. Self-neglect - Where an individual ignores or pays less attention than necessary to their basic human needs for food, drink, warmth, sleep etc Neglect by others – This includes ignoring medical, physical, educational needs or denying access to things like food, drink and warmth. This could also include failure to provide adequate support 1.2 Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse Signs and Symptoms of Physical Abuse – This would include unexplained injuries/bruises/cuts/bite marks. Finger print marks or bruises/abrasions in hidden areas. Service user appearing quieter than usual or flinching a lot.
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.
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.
Signs of physical abuse in adults are: bruising, particularly in well-protected and covered areas, burns - including friction burns and scalds, unexplained hair loss, significant weight loss, etc... Symptoms include feeling low, angry and in pain. 2. Sexual abuse is when a person is forced or tricked into taking part in any kind of sexual activity. When sexual contact is non-con-sensual, it is an abuse.