Unit 4: Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care.

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Unit 4: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Unit 4 1.1-1.2 Physical abuse: Physical abuse is when someone deliberately hurts or injures someone. Physical abuse can take many forms. Physical abuse can make you feel frightened and anxious, depressed and sad, unable to sleep and concentrate. 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 Signs and symptom of emotional/psychological abuse: Bullying Humiliation Verbal abuse Being withdrawn and upset Not being able to concentrate and focus Unexplained fear and agitated Unusual behavior Nervous and confusion Financial abuse: Financial abuse is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. 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

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