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.
HSC024 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse. Abuse is treating a person with cruelty or violence, it can be regularly or repeatedly, or it may only happen once. Abuse can happen in many forms. Physical Abuse: This includes hitting, slapping, pushing, force feeding, burning, scalding, leaving person in wet, soiled clothes.
Kirwin Maclean Associates. 19-20 Alison is also suffering from physical abuse, this is abuse that causes intended physical harm to another person. Examples may include kicking, pushing, punching, scalding, burning or biting. Factors that may show signs that she’s being physically abused are; injuries that have no or little explanation or the explanations don’t seem true or explanations that change overtime, repeated injuries e.g. cigarette burns, bite marks or bruising (this may be in the shape of an object), clothing used to cover injuries, anxiety, agitation or a reaction to a certain individual or group of people e.g.
Signs and symptom of physical abuse: cuts and grazes Hitting and kicking Pain and marks Burns and bruises Giving medication that may harm withdrawal from daily activities and social contact Disciplining in an inappropriate way Sexual abuse: Sexual abuse is when a vulnerable adult pressurized or forced to taking part into any sexual activities. Being forced to have sex and looking at sexual pictures or videos. Signs and symptom of sexual abuse: Genital itching and soreness Behaving in a sexually inappropriate way Changes in appearance Using bad language Having sexually transmitted disease Sexually transmitted disease Depression and lack of self esteem Emotional/psychological abuse: Emotional abuse is putting you down, when someone is shouting at you or making you feel bad and upset. When someone making threats about someone or something. Signs and symptom of emotional/psychological abuse: Bullying Humiliation Verbal abuse Being withdrawn and upset Not being able to concentrate and focus Unexplained fear and agitated Unusual behavior Nervous and confusion Financial abuse: Financial abuse is someone is tries to misuse a person funds and obtaining property without their consent.
Principles of safe guarding and protection in health and social care 1.Physical abuse is deliberate physical force that may result in bodily injury, pain, or impairment. Both old and young people can be physically abused. There are signs or indicators to show physical abuse and there are ways in which victims and abusers act or Interact with each other. Physical abuse includes the smashing of personal belongings, being held against your will, slapped, bitten, kicked, pinched, punched, burnt with cigarettes. 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...
Can also be letting minors or vulnerable people view pornographic material. 2. Signs and symptoms Bruising in genital areas, changing in personality, panicking during personal care, screaming, and refusal of letting people do personal care. 1c. Emotional/psychological abuse Name calling, not showing the same amount of care towards a certain service user compared to others, withdrawing priveledges, removing choices.
Physical abuse is deliberate physical force that may result in bodily injury, pain, or impairment. Both old and young people can be physically abused. There are signs or indicators to show physical abuse and there are ways in which victims and abusers act or interact with each other. Physical abuse includes the smashing of furniture and personal belongings, being pushed or shoved, being held against your will, slapped, bitten, kicked, pinched, punched, choked or ducked under water, threatened or hurt with a weapon, threats of violence, locked in or out of the house, hair pulled, burnt with cigarettes, acid, an iron, hot food or water. Signs of physical abuse in adults are: bruising, particularly in well-protected and covered areas, fractures, sprains or dislocations, lacerations, burns - including friction burns and scalds, drowsiness, pressure sores, unexplained hair loss, significant weight loss, etc.
Sexual abuse – This is a type of abuse that involves forcing another individual to participate in sexual activities. This can be through either penetrative acts like rape or non-penetrative acts like forcing them to look at pornographic images or videos. 1c. Emotional/psychological abuse – this type of abuse is the ill-treatment of an individual which causes severe effects on the individual’s emotional state of mine. A few examples of this are: * Making them feel worthless or unloved * Valued as if they only meet the needs of another person * Inappropriate expectations imposed on them, whether through an individual’s age or development which causes the individual to feel frightened quite frequently or corrupt the individual 1d.
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.
* Sexual abuse: This is when the victim has not given consent to a sexual activity, or does not have the understanding or ability to refuse consent also they might feel forced by another person because of their authority of over them. * Emotional/ psychological abuse: This is when the victim experiences bullying, name calling, intimidation and mental cruelty that results in them experiencing mental or physical distress. * Financial abuse: This is when the victims’ money or personal processions are not used for their benefit but are used by another person for personal gain. * Institutional abuse: This is when the needs of the victim are overridden by a situation or routine that ignores their personal needs. * Self neglect: This is when a service user is unable to care for themselves and can also be a result of physical and mental health issues.