Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care

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Unit 205 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. Outcome 1 1.1 - Physical Abuse-Physical Abuse is to cause somebody physical harm, use force to make them do something against their will or to cause them physical harm. It is more than likely the victime will be a vulnerable individual who is unable to defend themselves but not always. Sexual Abuse - Abusing somebody can be to force them to partake in sexual acts against there will. Sexual abuse can also take a verbal form for example talking to an individual in a sexual mano against their will. Emotional/psychological Abuse - To cause a person emotional pain, stress, anguish, angst or strain. Financial Abuse - To exploit anindividual ofwhat mony or valubles are rightfully theirs, steel from them or devieve them were mony and valubles are concernd. Institutional Abuse - taking individualty away from a person in an institution by denying them the right to make choices about their own life for example. In a nursing home there is such a fixed routine that service users are unable to choose what they eat, when they eat, when they drink, what times of the day they are assisted to the toilet. this can cause an individual to become unable to make desitions for themselves and in worst cases unable to re adjust to life outside of an instituion. Self Neglect - An individual not looking after themsleves or treeting their own needs with respect causing there condition to deteriorate. Neglect by others - Purposefully not giving a person the care support they need when it is you’re responsabity to do so. 2.2 Signs and/or Symptoms Associated With Each Type of Abuse; Physical -Signs could include a persons mood deterierating becoming scared, jumpy and untrusting. They could not want to be left alone for any period of time. Symptoms could include visible Brusing, marks, burns,
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