Neglect is a passive form of abuse in which the wrongdoer is responsible to provide care, for someone, who is unable to care for themselves but fails to provide adequate care to meet their needs. Neglect may include failing to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment, medical care or other needs that the individual may need. 1.2 Signs and symptoms may include- Physical abuse such as broken bones, bruises, pressure sores, abrasions, and burns, Sexual abuse-bruises around the breasts or genital areas, as well as unexplained bleeding around the genital areas, inappropriately dressed and sexual transmitted diseases, Emotional abuse- changes in behaviour, withdrawal from normal activities, and unusual depression, sleep disturbance, language being used that is not usual for the individual, low self-esteem or lack of confidence
Self Neglect; is a behavioural condition in which an individual neglects to attend to their basic needs, such as personal hygiene, appropriate clothing, feeding or tending appropriately to any medical conditions they have and generally not taking care of them self. Neglect by Others; occurs when the needs of the individual is not met. Neglect can be passive or active. As a result of neglect people can become ill, hungry, cold, and dirty, injures or deprived of their right. Whether neglect is intentional or nor, the result is the deterioration of the individuals well being.
Unit 5 – Principles of safeguarding in Health and Social Care 1. Define the following types of abuse: Physical abuse: Is one or more episodes of aggressive behaviour, usually resisting in physical injury with possible damage to internal organs and the central nervous system. Sexual abuse: The forcing of unwanted sexual activity by one person on another. Emotional/Psychological abuse: Is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma, anxiety and depression. Financial abuse: Taking money without the persons consent or without the appropriate legal authority.
Broken bones, bruises, pressure marks, abrasions and burns * Sexual abuse a Change in behavioural. Bruising around the breast or genital area, also unexplained bleeding around the genital area and pregnancy * Emotional / Physchologic abuse change in behaviour and unusual depression. Lack of interest in social contacts * Financial abuse illegal or unauthorised use of a person’s money, property and valuables * Self-neglect a behavioural condition in which an individual neglects to attend to their feeding, cloths, personal hygiene, and a medical condition if they have one. * Neglect by other a passive form of abuse in which a person is responsible to provide care for someone who is unable to care for them self’s and fails to provide the care to meet there needs. Neglect may
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.
Sexual, self-harm, inappropriate sexual behaviour, depression, unable to form relationships. Emotional, being withdrawn, the loss of self-confidence or self-esteem. Actions To Take If You Suspect Abuse If I suspect abuse through noticing a sign of physical abuse or change in the behaviour of an individual, I will make sure that I ask the individual what has happened telling the individual the changes that I have noticed. If it is in my place of work and the name of the person that abused the
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, sexual abuse, emotional abuse financial abuse, institutional abuse, self neglect and neglect by others Physical abuse is abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexually they don't want to do. It can also refer to behaviour that impacts a person's ability to control their sexual activity or the circumstances in which sexual activity occurs, including oral sex, rape or restricting access to birth control and condoms Psychological abuse, also referred to as emotional abuse or mental abuse, is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Such abuse is often associated with situations of power imbalance, such as abusive relationships, bullying, and abuse in the workplace. The misuse of a person's funds and assets; obtaining property and funds without his/her knowledge and full consent, or in the case of an elderly person who is not competent, not in his/her best interests. This is also known as material abuse.
Assignment 204 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Task A Booklet Ai +Aii Describe in your own words what is meant by the following types of abuse: * Physical abuse is any intentional and unwanted contact an individual or something close to his/her body. Sometimes abusive behavior does not cause pain or even leave a bruise, but it is still unhealthy. -bruising, scolds, burns, cuts, fractures -repeated injuries -visible marking (finger marks, cigarette burns) -misuse of medication -change in behavior -weight loss for no apparent reason -unexplained falls or injuries -force feeding -the way customer interacts with others * Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexually they don’t want to do. -physical evidence of trauma (bruising, bleeding, pregnancy) -damage of the intimate parts of the body -changes in behavior -emotional changes -weight loss for no apparent reason -change in personal hygiene -overt sexual behavior/language * Emotional/psychological abuse is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another. -aggression, mood swings -a customer withdrawing into themselves -self imposed isolation -self harm -low self esteem -loss of interest in their own appearance -too much or too little sleep -fear -excessive attention seeking -being ignored, bullied, shouted at, put down * Financial abuse another name for stealing or defrauding someone of goods, money or property.
Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care  Know how to recognise signs of abuse Define the following types of abuse Physical abuse Involves contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, injury or other physical suffering or bodily harm. It can include shoving/pushing slapping, pulling hair, restraint, pinching,scratching beating bruising. Sexual abuse Is the forcing of undesired sexual behaviour by one person[s] on another it can include touching inappropriate parts of the body without informed agreement, sexual exploitation, sexual penetration of any part of the body. Emotional/physiological abuse May involve threats or actions to cause mental or physical harm,it can take the form of humiliation, isolation, shouting/swearing, racial abuse,constant teasing or poking fun. Financial abuse Is the illegal or unauthorised use of a persons property, money, pension or other valuables, it can include persuading others to make financial decisions which are not in their interest or refusing assess to their own money.
Sexual abuse by a partner/intimate can include derogatory name calling, refusal to use contraception, deliberately causing unwanted physical pain during sex, without consent and to cause pain or humiliation. Emotional Abuse : One definition of emotional abuse is: "any act including confinement, isolation, verbal assault, humiliation, intimidation, infantilization, or any other treatment which may diminish the sense of identity, dignity, and self-worth Institutional abuse : Institutional abuse is the mistreatment of people brought about by poor or inadequate care or support, or systematic poor practice that affects the whole care setting. It occurs when the individual's wishes and needs are sacrificed for the smooth running of a group, service or organisation Self Neglect : Self-neglect is any failure of an adult to take care of himself or herself that causes, or is reasonably likely to cause within a short period of time, serious physical, mental or emotional harm or substantial damage to or loss of assets. Neglect by others : Adults are neglected when a caregiver does not provide the essential daily living needs of an adult dependent upon them, for things such as food, clothing, shelter, bathing, medication, health care, and doctor visits. Self-neglect happens when an adult can no longer take care of their own basic daily living needs.