Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care (Uk)

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HSC 024 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Unit 4222-205 Level: 2 Credit value: 3 Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse Q1.1. define the following types of abuse: . Physical abuse Hitting, slapping, Pushing, kicking, Misuse of medication, Restraint or inappropriate sanctions. . Sexual abuse Rape and sexual assault to which the vulnerable adult has not consented, could not consent or was pressured into consenting, Being videoed or photographed to allow others to look at their body, use of power in role as staff in order to illicit sexual relationship with service users. . Emotional/psychological abuse Threats of harm, Deprivation of contact, Humiliation, Controlling behaviour, Coercion, Verbal abuse, Harassment, Excessive criticism. . Financial abuse Theft, Fraud, Exploitation, The misuse or misappropriation of property, possessions or financial assets that have been placed in a persons trust. . Institutional abuse Not being given choice over daily decisions, Withholding information, Freedom to go out, Privacy and dignity are ignored, Personal affects and correspondence withheld or controlled by staff, Excessive doses of medication used to control behaviour and mood, Complaints ignored or deliberately doctored. . Self neglect Ignoring medical needs or advice, Failure to wash or bath, Isolate from support networks, Poor diet or refusal of food, . Neglect by others Withdrawal of services, Emotional withdrawal, Lack of empathy and value toward service user, Deliberate ignorance of service users needs, Not reporting suspicions of abuse, Withholding necessities of life such as medication, food and heating. Q1.2. identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse. . Physical abuse Injuries that are constant, Injuries that are in the shape of objects,
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