* Financial abuse- is when a person mistreatment and fraud in which someone forcibly controls another person's money or other assets. * Institutional abuse-It is the failure of an organization to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people. * Self neglect- is a behavioural condition in which a person neglects to attend to their basic needs, such as personal hygiene, suitable clothing, feeding, or tending to suitable medical conditions. * Neglect by others abuse- including ignoring medical or physical care needs, failure to provide access to appropriate health care, social care, or misuse of medication, adequate nutrition or heating. Identifying signs and symptoms of the different types of abuse: * Physical abuse-unexplained falls or major injuries, injuries/bruise at different stages of healing, bruise in unusual places e.g.
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.
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. Signs and symptoms: loss of sleep, unexplained or unexpected change in behaviours, bruising, soreness around genitals, torn or blood stained underwear, not wanting to be touched, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy or a preoccupation with anything sexual. Emotional/Psychological abuse is a form of abuse which is characterised by a person subjecting another than may result in psychological trauma such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. This type of abuse is often associated with situations where there is a power imbalance such as abusive relationships, in the work place and bullying. Examples of this type of abuse are humiliation, threats, controlling, harassment, verbal abuse, cyber bulling and isolation, Signs and symptoms: fear, depression, confusion, anxious to please, unexplained or unexpected change in behaviour, loss of skills or abilities, Financial abuse is the misuse of a person’s funds or assets without their knowledge, full consent or in their best interest.
HSC 024 1.1 Abuse is the improper usage or treatment for a bad purpose, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit. Abuse can come in many forms, such as: physical abuse • Sexual abuse • Emotional or psychological abuse • Financial abuse • Institutional abuse • Self-neglect • Neglect by others. Physical abuse: It can be described as hitting, burning or scalding, suffocating, force feeding, throwing. Sexual abuse: forcing an individual to take part in sexual activity or behave in sexually inappropriate ways, raping, watching sexual activities on the internet. Emotional abuse: bullying, invoking threats or fear, devaluing individual self-esteem, verbal abuse and swearing, imposing inappropriate expectations, conveying feelings of worthlessness, exploitation.
EMOTIONAL ABUSE: when a person gains power and control over another person through words and gestures. These can undermine the other persons self respect. Emotional abuse can be name-calling, blaming, screaming, making threats, yelling, and neglecting, belittling and untrue accusations. FINANCIAL ABUSE: Tricking and threatening a person into giving away money or property, stealing or defrauding someone of money, goods and property and refusing to allow individual to manage their finances. For example when a support worker is taking money from a service user’s purse without his or her knowledge.
may include the failure to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment, or medical care, or the failure to fulfil the venerable adults day to day needs. 1.2 Identify signs/symptoms associated with each type of abuse Physical, cuts bruises Sexual, pain, bruising genital discharge or uti’s Emotional bed wetting lack of communication skills depression. Financial abuse Depression lack of money, going without food because they can’t afford it. Institutional Not being changed or going to the toilet regular. due to lack of staff or training within the care home.
b) Sexual abuse is when a person is forced or tricked into sexual activity or when sexual contact is non- consensual. Signs and symptoms may include bruises around breasts or genitals, unexplained bleeding or bloody underwear. The person may appear fearful or withdrawn from people. c) Emotional/psychological abuse is when a person has power and control over another person through words and gestures which eventually undermines the person’s self-respect. This can be done by name calling, making threats or screaming at them.
Identifying signs could be swelling, redness, cuts, bruising tenderness and infections of the genitals or possibly infections of the mouth, blood stained underwear or torn underwear. Symptoms that are consistent with this form of abuse could include depression, isolation, tearful, behavioural changes and overtly sexualised behaviour or preoccupation with anything sexual and loss of sleep. * Emotional/Psychological abuse Emotional and/or psychological abuse is often the most difficult to identify. It consists of controlling behaviour, being ignored, intimidation and manipulation. There are no visible signs or indicators that a service user is a possible victim.
Booklet about safeguarding: Physical Abuse, is a form of abuse which causes physical harm to an individual. This can be biting, burning, force feeding, hitting, scalding, suffocating, shaking and throwing. Sexual Abuse, is when consent is not given to sexual activity, this can be sexual penetration to any part of the body, inappropriate touching, making sexual related comments which provide sexual gratification for the abuser and being exposed to pornographic material. Emotional Abuse, is when a person is the subject of emotional distress, this can be bullying, threats of fear, shouting, swearing, devaluing a persons self- esteem or withdrawing of affection. Financial Abuse, is the abuse of a person's money matters, this can be from stealing money, tricking a person into spending money, with holding money from a person, or making decisions in the abusers interest.