Outcome 1 - Know How to Recognise Signs of Abuse Define the following types of abuse Physical abuse Physical abuse involves contact causing intimidation, injury or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Sexual abuse The forcing of undesired or unwanted sexual behaviour by one person on another. Emotional/psychological abuse Involves threatening or taking actions against a person that may cause mental or physical harm or humiliation. Financial abuse The unauthorised use of a person’s property, money or other valuables. Institutional abuse The failure to provide professional and appropriate services to vulnerable people.
Financial abuse includes theft, fraud, exploitation and pressure in connection with wills, property, financial transactions, or the misuse or misappropriation of property, possession or benefits. Doorstep crime and ‘scams’. Institutional abuse involves the collective failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people. It can be seen or detected in processes, attitudes and behaviour that amount to discrimination through unwitting prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness and stereotyping. It includes a failure to ensure the necessary safeguards are in place to protect vulnerable adults and maintain good standard of care in accordance with individual needs, including training of staff, supervision and management,
6) Self-neglect is when a person cannot or will not attend to their own basic personal needs. 7) Neglect by others can be described as a refusal/failure to identify or provide an expected level of care by one for another. 1.2 Physical abuse can be recognised through signs and effects such as cuts and bruising, fractures, and sprains, burns and scalds, flinching, cowering, hair loss. They can also be recognised through injury that does not match the account given, locations of injury being questionable and the care giver being overly defensive with their explanations. The person can become depressed and withdrawn;
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome 1; Q 1) and 2) Physical Abuse: Pushing and pulling clients, making inappropriate contact. A sign of this would be fear of staff or witnessing it with your own eyes. Unexplained bruises, scratches. Sexual Abuse: Touching them in inappropriate intimate places or taking indecent photos.
Bank details changing or being unable to make payment. Institutional abuse Institutional abuse is neglect or mistreatment of an individual at risk by a regime or other individuals. It can take place within the settings and services that individuals live in or use, and it violates the person’s dignity, resulting back in a lack of respect for their human rights. Signs and symptoms can be
Not wanting to be touched. Overtly sexualised behaviour or language. Emotional/physiological abuse- This type of abuse is when an individual is treated in a way that causes emotional or psychological harm that causes distress. Signs and symptoms are individual being withdrawn, Overly anxious to please, compulsive behaviour, lack of concentration or difficulty focusing, loss of skills or abilities. Financial abuse- Financial abuse is any form of abuse of which adversely affects the financial welfare of an individual.
Unit 4222-205 principles of safeguarding and protection in heath and social care Outcome 1 1 The definition of these types of abuse. Physical abuse- kicking and hitting any physical harm caused to the body. Sexual abuse- touching or forcing sexual actions upon someone who hasn’t given consent. Emotional/psychological abuse- calling names and black mail, having a power over someone by manipulating them to do things they don’t really want to do. Financial abuse- taking advantage of someone who has given you their trust, spending money which is for the individuals care.
Assignment 204 Principles of Safeguarding and protection in health & social care. Task A Booklet Ai: · Physical abuse - By hitting, slapping, pushing or kicking a person is a form of physical abuse. By forcing someone to something they do not wish to do i.e. to eat or take medication. · Sexual abuse- By touching someone in an inappropriate way i.e.
Clients are also very passive. Sexual abuse- The definition of sexual abuse is any sort of non-consensual sexual contract. Pressured into consent of a sexual act. Some signs and symptoms are depression and anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, dissociative states, repeated self –injury, suicide attempts, compulsive sexual behaviours, eating disorders and intolerance of or constant search for intimacy. Emotional/psychological abuse- Emotional abuse, mental abuse a form of mistreatment in which there is intent to cause mental or emotional pain or injury.
Abuse is the mistreatment by any person that violates an individual's human and civil rights. Abuse is a single or repeated act or lack of appropriate action occurring in any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which causes harm or distress to a vulnerable individual. It should also be said that there are various and very different types of abuse, Physical – Hitting, slapping, pushing or kicking, forcing people to eat or take medication, leaving people to sit in urine or