Being concerned that care and support may not continue. Signs of financial abuse can be shortage of money, reluctance to pay for things, complaining about price increases, unusual interest in their personal finances. Signs of institutional abuse can be individuals not eating properly, not dressing
Neglect is a form of mistreatment by individuals resulting from inadequate attention, especially through carelessness or disregard for the needs of others. 1.2 -Identify the signs and/or 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.
Financial abuse is inflicted by stealing somebody else’s good, property or money, for example, a carer stealing from a vulnerable service user, be it money or possessions. Industrial abuse is a result of poor or inadequate care, poor practise, or when an individual’s care is disrupted or sacrificed for an easier life for a carer. The majority of these forms of abuse are due to some kind of neglect to a services users care. Neglect is also a form of abuse, through a carer physically neglecting someone by not, washing them properly, not feeding them properly, and not tending to medical needs correctly. However, self-neglect is also an issues, this would be when an individual fails to attend to their basic physical needs, by not washing and having bad personal hygiene, not washing their clothes, eating properly, or treating medical conditions correctly.
Signs and symptom of emotional/psychological abuse: Bullying Humiliation Verbal abuse Being withdrawn and upset Not being able to concentrate and focus Unexplained fear and agitated Unusual behavior Nervous and confusion Financial abuse: Financial abuse is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. Stealing and frauding goods. Not having enough money Not paying bills and having food Not having normal home comfort Stealing Putting pressure on people about house will and financial transaction. Cheating Self neglect and neglect by others: self neglect is when an elderly person threaten their own health and
HSC 024 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care Unit 4222-205 Level: 2 Credit value: 3 Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse Q1.1. define the following types of abuse: . Physical abuse Hitting, slapping, Pushing, kicking, Misuse of medication, Restraint or inappropriate sanctions. . Sexual abuse Rape and sexual assault to which the vulnerable adult has not consented, could not consent or was pressured into consenting, Being videoed or photographed to allow others to look at their body, use of power in role as staff in order to illicit sexual relationship with service users.
Emotional/psychological abuse, this could be bullying, threatening behaviour, lowering self esteem, exploitation, verbal abuse and swearing. Financial Abuse, this could be theft of money or valuables, misappropriate use of a person's finances and denying access to a person's finances. Institutional Abuse, this could be the misuse of authority over a vulnerable person in a health and social care setting, failure to maintain professional boundaries, inappropriate use of medication, physical restraint, and lack of privacy, humiliation and bullying. Self-neglect, this could be self-harming behaviour like refusing to eat or drink, neglecting personal hygiene or toilet needs and actual body harm like cutting oneself. Neglect by others, this could be not taking care of the basic needs of an individual like toileting, washing, feeding and personal care.
205 1.1 • Physical abuse - This is where the individual is injured due to an act of harm comes towards them. • Sexual abuse - This is where the individual is exploited sexually or when topics or acts of sexual nature and enforced on the individual. • Emotional/psychological abuse - this is where the individual is verbally abused, tormented, bullied or blackmailed. • Financial abuse - this is where the individual has money stolen or is encouraged to spend it on thinks they do not need. • Institutional abuse - this is where the institution has imposed procedures that do not conform to the individuals support plans and is not suited to them.
Safeguarding Booklet • Physical abuse Physical abuse is defined as the use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment. Physical abuse may include but is not limited to such acts of violence as striking (with or without an object), hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, pinching, and burning. • Sexual abuse Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is forcing undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon another. When that force is immediate, of short duration, or infrequent, it is called sexual assault. The offender is referred to as a sexual abuser or (often pejoratively) molester.
Emotional/Psychological Abuse Emotional/Psychological abuse is causing anguish, pain or distress through verbal or non-verbal acts, such as; verbal assaults, insults, threats, intimidation, humiliation and harassment. It can also be treating an older person like an infant, stopping an elderly person seeing their family, friends or doing regular activities. Financial Abuse Financial abuse is the illegal or improper use of someone’s funds, property or assets. Example of this is; cashing someone cheques without permission, forging someone’s signature and misusing or stealing another persons money or possessions. Institutional Abuse Institutional abuse is the failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to vulnerable people.
Unit 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care (HSC 024) Outcome 1 1.1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse. There are many types of abuse and they can be recognised as follows. * Physical abuse: This is when physical force is used that results in bodily injury pain or impairment. Victims may have experienced inappropriate contact or improper use of treatments experienced being confined or isolated against their will or even improper use of medicine. * 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.