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.
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.
Physical Abuse: This includes hitting, slapping, pushing, force feeding, burning, scalding, leaving person in wet, soiled clothes. Signs of physical abuse would include, unexplained bruising, finger marks, bruising in unusual places, soles of feet, under arms, eye sockets. Fractures and dislocations, pressure ulcers and bed sores, cigarette burns, loss of weight, inappropriate clothing, depression, fear. Sexual Abuse: This can also involve abuse of position of power. It can include rape, sexual assault, unwanted sexual acts, sexual acts with a person unable to give consent, subject to teasing or indecent exposure and innuendos.
Sexual abuse can include; Unwanted advances, indecent exposure, harassment, rough washing or touching of the genital area, rape, being forced to participate in sexual acts, Injury to genitals. A non consensual sexual act. Emotional/psychological abuse: Defined as a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma. Sexual abuse can include; intimidation, not being included, threats, bullying, humiliating, blame. Any act that may, diminish the sense of identity, dignity and self worth.
Inappropriate touching, fondling, indecent exposure, penetration of vagina or anus by penis, fingers or other objects. Unwanted exposure to pornography or sexual acts. Psychological abuse includes emotional abuse, treats of harm or abandonment, deprivation of contact, humiliation, blaming, controlling, intimidation, harassment, verbal abuse, isolation, or withdrawal form services or supportive networks, withholding affection, shouting, depriving the person of the right to choice, information and privacy. Behaviour that has a harmful effect on the vulnerable adult’s emotional health and development. 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.
PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Unit 204 1.1&1.2 Physical Abuse: Physical abuse is any intentional or unwanted contact with you or another person, this may include hitting or shaking someone, poisoning, burning someone or even using an object that could cause harm to an individuall. Signs and symptoms of physical abuse can be visible signs such as bruises and cuts or burns on the body or it could be broken bones and open wounds. Sexual Abuse: Sexual abuse is when any sexual activity is forced upon an individual without consent or made to participate or watch sexual activity. Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse could include injuries to or near the genital areas or bleeding or even a sexually transmitted infection can be a sign of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Emotional and psychological abuse: Emotional and psychological abuse is when physical abuse is being made or even threats these can have a big impact.
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.
Principles in safeguarding and protection in health and social care 1.1 Define the following types of abuse. * Physical Abuse Physical abuse is causing pain injury or impairment to a venerable adult. Sexual Abuse Rape and sexual assault or sexual acts to which the vulnerable adult has not consented, or could not consent or was pressured into consenting. Emotional Abuse threats of harm, controlling, intimidation verbal abuse, isolation or withdrawal from services or supportive networks. Financial abuse Includes theft, fraud exploitation, pressure in connection with wills, property or inheritance or financial transactions.
Assignment 204 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Task A Physical abuse is where someone deliberately hurts or injures another person. Some examples of physical abuse are scratching, slapping, hitting, biting, restraint or inappropriate sanctions. Signs and Symptoms: unexplained bruises, burns or scalds, bite marks, broken bones, their behaviour may suddexnly change, become withdrawn, anxious, clingy, depressed, aggressive problems sleeping and flinching when approached. Sexual abuse is any non-consensual sexual contact, this can happen to men and women of any ages. This can include, rape, indecent exposure, inappropriate looking or touching, sexual photography, sexual harassment, sexual teaching or innuendos, or being subject to pornography or witnessing sexual acts.
P2- What would be the indicators that she is being abused. A vulnerable adult is a person aged 18 or over, "who is or may be in need of community care services by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; and who is or may be unable to take care of him or herself, or unable to protect him or herself against significant harm or exploitation." Section 2 ‘No Secrets’, Department of Health and the Home Office (2000) Alison is experiencing emotional/psychological abuse, this involves using both words and actions with the intentions as leaving a person feeling intimidated or inadequate. This may be by threatening a person with punishment. Indicators that Alison is being abused may be anxiety and reluctance to do certain things, sleeplessness, withdrawal from activities once participated in, anger, fears and phobias, distress or tearfulness, comforting behaviours e.g.