Sexually transmitted diseases/infections and blood in the victim’s clothing are also signs of sexual abuse. Abuse victims may also show inappropriate sexual behavior (12Ma20). Sexual abuse is a traumatic experience and causes long term mental illness. It can occur during childhood but can lead to mental health illnesses that can follow the victim into adulthood. This leads to problems in the victims relationships because they relate their relationships to the experiences they’ve undergone with their abuser.
Unit 5 – Principles of safeguarding in Health and Social Care 1. Define the following types of abuse: Physical abuse: Is one or more episodes of aggressive behaviour, usually resisting in physical injury with possible damage to internal organs and the central nervous system. Sexual abuse: The forcing of unwanted sexual activity by one person on another. Emotional/Psychological abuse: Is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma, anxiety and depression. Financial abuse: Taking money without the persons consent or without the appropriate legal authority.
• 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.
Emotional abuse: bullying, invoking threats or fear, devaluing individual self-esteem, verbal abuse and swearing, imposing inappropriate expectations, conveying feelings of worthlessness, exploitation. Financial abuse: theft of money or property, misappropriation or mismanagement of individuals’ finances, denying individuals access to their own finances, particularly with the elderly or individuals with learning difficulties. Self-neglect: individuals engaging in neglectful or self-harming behaviours including refusing to eat or drink, neglecting personal hygiene or toilet needs, causing actual bodily harm to self-including cutting. Neglect by others: not caring for the basic needs of individuals including neglectful practice in washing, toileting and personal hygiene. 1.2 Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse.
Unit 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in Health and Social Care. Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse 1.1 And 1.2 Physical abuse is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Some examples of physical abuse are; scratching, punching, biting, strangling or kicking. If a service user is being physically abused they might display symptoms such as depression, emotional distress, unusual aggressive behaviour, become withdrawn, unexplained bruising, or suicidal ideation. Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexual they don’t want to do.
Unit 205 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. Outcome 1 1.1 - Physical Abuse-Physical Abuse is to cause somebody physical harm, use force to make them do something against their will or to cause them physical harm. It is more than likely the victime will be a vulnerable individual who is unable to defend themselves but not always. Sexual Abuse - Abusing somebody can be to force them to partake in sexual acts against there will. Sexual abuse can also take a verbal form for example talking to an individual in a sexual mano against their will.
CT298 Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care. 1.1 Define the following types of abuse.. - Physical abuse - Sexual abuse - Emotional/Psychological abuse - Financial abuse - Institutional abuse - Self neglect - Neglect by others Physical abuse – May involve hitting , shaking , throwing , poisoning , burning or scalding , drowning , suffocating or anything that causes physical harm to a person. Sexual abuse – Involves forcing or enticing a person to take part in sexual activities,whether or not the person is aware of what is happening. The activities may involve physical contact , including penetrative or non-penetrative acts. 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.
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.
Sexual abuse involves forcing someone to take part in a sexual act without his or her consent. Sexual abuse may include touching, forcing an individual to watch pornographic materials, or actual sexual penetration. People who have been sexually abused have more tendencies to smoke, drink, or use drugs, have low self-esteem, develop eating disorders, consider suicide, and become abusers