When sexual contact is non-consensual, it is an abuse. It can happen to men and women of any age that is both old and young. It can include sexual penetration of any part of the body with a penis, finger or any object, sexual exploitation, making threats about sexual activities, exposure to pornographic material, touching of breast or genitals, kissing, etc. Activities such as showing pornographic material, forcing the person to watch sex acts or forcing the person to undress are also considered sexual abuse. * The signs and symptoms of sexual abuse in the elderly can be bruises around breasts or genitals, genital
It can happen to men and women of any age that is both old and young. It can include sexual penetration of any part of the body with a penis, finger or any object, sexual exploitation, making threats about sexual activities, exposure to pornographic material, touching of breast or genitals, kissing, etc. Activities such as showing pornographic material, forcing the person to watch sex acts or forcing the person to undress
2. Identify the signs/symptoms associated with each type of abuse: Physical abuse: Series of unexplained falls or major injuries, Injuries/bruises at different Stages of healing, Bruising in unusual sites e.g. inner arms, thighs, Abrasions, Teeth indentations, Injuries to head or face, Client very passive. Sexual abuse: Change in behaviour, overt sexual behaviour or language, Difficulty in Walking, sitting, Injuries to genital and/or anal area. Emotional/psychological: Withdrawal, depression, Cowering and fearfulness, Change in sleep Patterns, Agitation, confusion, change in behaviour also Change in appetite/weight.
1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 1.1 The following are definitions of the types of abuse: * Physical abuse can be defined as a person being hit, punched, kicked, slapped, pushed, thrown, pinched, shaken, strangled, suffocated, hit or beaten with an object, stabbed, burnt or scalded. * Sexual abuse can be defined as any forced or coerced involvement in sexual activity. * Emotional/Psychological abuse can be defined as intimidation and threats, humiliation, racial, sexual or homophobic abuse, harassment and excluded/isolated from people or activities.
• Cigarette burns • Pressure sores/ulcers from wet bedding or clothing. Any change in behaviour could be a possible indicator of any type of abuse but it is only an indicator and it needs to be linked to other factors such as physical evidence for anyone complete the full picture and see abuse. Sexual abuse can include: • rape and sexual assault • masturbation • sexual harassment • indecent exposure • penetration or attempted penetration of any intimate area. • Involving vulnerable people in pornography • Making people participate in sexual activity who have not consented or do not have the capacity to consent. Sexual abuse happens to both adults and children.
HSC 024 : PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE. 1.1 DEFINE THE FOLLOWING TYPE OF ABUSE: PHYSICAL ABUSE: Is deliberate physical force that may result in bodily pain, injury and impairment. Both young children and adults can be physically abused. Physical abuse includes a person being hit, punched, kicked, pinched, choked, smashing of furniture and personal belongings, threats of violence, locked in and out of the house etc. SEXUAL ABUSE: is when a person is forced or tricked into taking part in any kind of sexual activity.
Unit 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in Health and Social Care. Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse 1.1 And 1.2 Physical abuse is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Some examples of physical abuse are; scratching, punching, biting, strangling or kicking. If a service user is being physically abused they might display symptoms such as depression, emotional distress, unusual aggressive behaviour, become withdrawn, unexplained bruising, or suicidal ideation. Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexual they don’t want to do.
CT298 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. 1.1 Define the following types of abuse.. - Physical abuse - Sexual abuse - Emotional/Psychological abuse - Financial abuse - Institutional abuse - Self neglect - Neglect by others Physical abuse – May involve hitting , shaking , throwing , poisoning , burning or scalding , drowning , suffocating or anything that causes physical harm to a person. Sexual abuse – Involves forcing or enticing a person to take part in sexual activities,whether or not the person is aware of what is happening. The activities may involve physical contact , including penetrative or non-penetrative acts. They may also include involving the person to look at or be in the production of pornographic material or encourage them to behave in sexually inappropriate ways.
(Like seat belt). * Lying in wet or soiled bedding. 1.1.3 Factor that can contribute for Physical abuse happen: * Be old * Physical disability 1.1.1 Sexual Abuse: According with the Older Protective Services Acts Sexual Abuse is an intentionally causing or attempting to cause rape, involuntary sexual intercourse, sexual assault. Also sexual harassment whereupon the individual is forced, tricked, coerced or manipulated into any unwanted sexual contact. 1.1.2 The Physical and Emotional signs for Sexual Abuse is: * Bruises on inner tights or around the breasts; * Genital or anal bleeding; * Difficulty in walk or standing; * Pain or itchy in genital areas; * Infections of genital or anal areas; * Unexplained abdominal pain; * Scared or timid behaviour; * Any sudden change in the individual personality; * Suicidal thoughts and/or attempts; *
Domestic Violence is happening all over the world. It is known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse, or intimate partner violence. It can be broadly defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one or both partners in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, friends, or cohabitation. Domestic violence has many form including physical aggression (hitting, kicking, biting, shoving, restraining, throwing objects), or threats thereof sexual abuse, emotional abuse, controlling or domineering, intimidation, stalking, passive/covert abuse (neglect), and economic deprivation. Domestic violence may or may not constitute a crime depending on local statues, severity, and duration of specific acts, and other variables.