Signs of physical abuse in adults are: bruising, particularly in well-protected and covered areas, burns - including friction burns and scalds, unexplained hair loss, significant weight loss, etc... Symptoms include feeling low, angry and in pain. 2. Sexual abuse is when a person is forced or tricked into taking part in any kind of sexual activity. When sexual contact is non-con-sensual, it is an abuse.
| Sexual Abuse | Sexual abuse is any type of non-consensual sexual contact or behaviour.This can happen in men or women, this can be refusal of using sexual contraception or toys as well as causing you unwanted physical pain during sex this is all abuse if this is not consented too. | Emotional and psychological Abuse | This type of abuse can be when someone tries to make you feel low and can try and get into
1.1b -Define the following types of abuse - Sexual abuse Sexual abuse is where an individual is either forced or coerced into unwanted sexual activity. Signs of sexual abuse can include some or many of the following possible indicators: Loss of sleep, unexplained or unexpected changes in behaviour, bruising, soreness around genitals, torn, stained or bloody underwear, a pre-occupation with anything sexual, STDs. Unexpected or multiple indicators should at least raise the question of whether abuse is happening. 1.1c -Define the following types of abuse Emotional/psychological abuse Emotional or psychological abuse is where an individual uses words or actions that may result in psychological trauma to another, including anxiety, chronic depression or PTSD . Signs of emotional or psychological abuse can include some or many of the following possible indicators: Fear, depression, confusion, loss of sleep, unusual or unexpected changes in behaviour.
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.
Another sign may be that a client will flinch when a certain carer goes near them. Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse can also be referred to as molestation, and is the forcing of undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon another. It can take several different forms including: Being touched in an intimate area when you do not want to be. Being made to touch others in intimate areas when you do not want to. Having any type of sex when you don’t want to.
HSC024 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: Physical abuse - Physical abuse is where someone inflicts physical harm or discomfort to an individual and fails to meet the required standards of physical care, this could include hitting, punching, medication misuse, withholding food and drink etc. Sexual abuse – Sexual Abuse refers to sexually assaulting an individual who is not consenting or does not understand what they are consenting to. Emotional/psychological abuse – This includes threats or bribes in order to make someone do something or make them keep something a secret. This also includes name calling, intimidation and being prevented from receiving the proper support required Financial abuse – This includes stealing money, pressure or persuasion into spending money on things that benefits the person supporting the service user. Institutional abuse – Individuals are mistreated due to poor practise of a company, this could include understaffing and neglect etc.
Including rape and sexual assault or sexual acts to which the vulnerable adult has not consented, or could consent, or was pressured into consenting. Change in behaviour. Overt sexual behaviour or language, difficulty in walking, sitting, injuries to genital and/or anal area. Neglect by others: Can be intentional or unintentional acts. Includes acts of omission.
Abuse can be • Physical – such as hitting, slapping, rough handling, misuse of medication, misuse of restraint. • Sexual – making someone carry out a sexual act they have not or cannot consent to. • Psychological – such as threats or humiliation. • Financial - such as theft of money/possessions, misuse of someone’s benefits. • Neglect – such as carer not meeting a person’s care or health needs.
Unit 4: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care 1.1 Define the following types of abuse; Physical, Sexual, emotional/psychological, financial, self-neglect, neglect by others. - Physical abuse is any unwanted or intentional contact involving force. - Sexual abuse is any sexual action or pressure to make someone do something sexual without their consent. It can also include removing a person’s choice - like taking away the availability of birthing control or condoms, or forcing a person to perform a sexual action they are not willing to do. - Emotional and Psychological abuse can include a wide range of controlling behaviour without being physical, but causing emotional problems.
Know how to recognise signs of abuse 1.1 Define the following: Physical Abuse The use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain or impairment. This may include hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, pinching and burning. Sexual Abuse Is any sexual act committed against someone without that persons freely given consent. Such as unwanted kissing or touching, rape or attempted rape, repeatedly using sexual insults towards someone. Emotional/Psychological Abuse Any act that subjects or exposes another person to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma.