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.
* Financial abuse- Financial abuse is the theft or misuse of an individual’s money or personal possessions to the advantage of another person. * Institutional abuse- Institutional abuse is the mistreatment or abuse of an individual by a regime or people within an institution. This type of abuse usually occurs when the routines, systems and norms of an institution override the needs of the people that they are there to support. * Self-neglect- Self neglect is where the individual is failing to adequately care for themselves and is failing to meet their own basic needs for food, warmth, rest, medical care, and personal
Financial abuse is illegal or unauthorised use of a person’s money, property, their pension or other valuables that they own. Institutional abuse involves failure of an organisation to provide appropriate and professional individual services to vulnerable people. It can be seen or detected in process, attitudes and behaviours that amount to discrimination through unwitting prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness, stereotyping and rigid systems. Self neglect is a behavioural condition in which an individual neglects to attend to their basic needs, such as personal hygiene, feeding, clothing, or medical conditions they might have. Neglect is a passive form of abuse in which the wrongdoer is responsible to provide care, for someone, who is unable to care for themselves but fails to provide adequate care to meet their needs.
• Dehydration or unexplained weight changes or medication being lost. • Behaviour that indicates that the person is afraid or avoiding the perpetrator. • Change of behavior. Sexual Abuse • Sexually transmitted diseases or pregnancy. • Tears or bruises in genital/anal areas.
unit 4222-205 Types of abuse * Physical abuse is an act from another person inflicting physical pain , injury or bodily harm to another person * Sexual abuse is defined as non-consensual sexual contact of any kind * Emotional/psychological abuse is defined as infliction pain or distress though verbal or non-verbal these include insults, threats, humiliation and the silent treatment * Financial abuse is defined as unauthorised and improper use of funds , property or any resources belonging to an individual * Institutional abuse is the maltreatment of a person brought about by poor or inadequate care. This usually happens in children’s homes, care homes and learning disability projects. * Self-neglect is a behavioural condition in which an individual neglects to attend to their basic needs. * Neglect by others is the falling to provide necessary care ,guidance or attention that causes the persons mental, physical or emotional harm IDENTIFY SIGNS AND SYMPTONS OF ABUSE * Physical abuse series of unexplained falls and majored injures. Broken bones, bruises, pressure marks, abrasions and burns * Sexual abuse a Change in behavioural.
Self Neglect; is a behavioural condition in which an individual neglects to attend to their basic needs, such as personal hygiene, appropriate clothing, feeding or tending appropriately to any medical conditions they have and generally not taking care of them self. Neglect by Others; occurs when the needs of the individual is not met. Neglect can be passive or active. As a result of neglect people can become ill, hungry, cold, and dirty, injures or deprived of their right. Whether neglect is intentional or nor, the result is the deterioration of the individuals well being.
Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexual they don’t want to do. Sexual assault is a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat. Signs of Sexual abuse could be nightmares, insomnia, fear of things associated with the abuse,(including objects, smells, places, visits to the doctors, or a particular person), depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, sexual dysfunction, chronic pain, addiction, self-injury, somatic complaints, and suicidal ideation. Psychological abuse, also referred to as emotional abuse or mental abuse is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Emotional abuse is any kind of abuse that is emotional rather than physical in nature.
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.
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. Emotional/Psychological abuse – Emotional abuse is the persistent emotional ill-treatment of a person causing servere and persistant adverse side effects on the persons emotional development , often by (1) Making them feel they are worthless or unloved. (2) Age-inappropriate or developmentally inappropriate expectations , causing the person to feel frightend frequantly. (3) The exploitation or corruption of the person. Financial abuse – This is another name for stealing or defrauding a person of goods and/or property.
When for instance an individual makes a sexist comment on a fellow employee making him or her feel uncomfortable. At times, this goes to a larger extend, where victims are coerced into going along with sexual conversation or activities because they believe they will be punished or dismissed if they protest. Sexual harassment can also be nonverbal in the sense that; an individual may be using sexual or romantic signs or symbols against the victim. These signs or nonverbal communication could be against the wishes of the victim. Some examples of these include, leering or staring, or standing very close to the victim.