Unit 25 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: Physical abuse: Physical abuse is defined as; Inflicting, or threatening to inflict, physical pain or injury to a vulnerable elder. Physical abuse can also include depriving them of basic needs such as food, medicines, or giving too much medication. Physical abuse accounts for 25% of all abuse cases of elder abuse. This type of abuse includes punching, pushing, shaking, pinching, burning, force feeding, and any sort of physical punishment or restraint. Signs of abuse include physical signs as well as sudden changes in behaviour or refusal of a caregiver to allow visitors to see an elder alone.
Andrew Cawthron HSC 024 1. Know how to recognize signs of abuse. 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 This is defined by any kind of physical contact that is unwanted or unnecessary. This can be forcibly restraining someone, striking them or not providing them with the necessary equipment to be able to perform a manual task safely risking injury. This can also include something as simple as grabbing someone arm or putting your arm around their shoulder and ushering them into a room.
| Sexual Abuse | Sexual abuse is any type of non-consensual sexual contact or behaviour.This can happen in men or women, this can be refusal of using sexual contraception or toys as well as causing you unwanted physical pain during sex this is all abuse if this is not consented too. | Emotional and psychological Abuse | This type of abuse can be when someone tries to make you feel low and can try and get into
Depression is a common consequence of being physically abused as the service user is normally too scared or vulnerable to speak up and ask for help. This then leads to them feeling lonely and worthless. Sexual abuse is a term used to describe being forced into sexual activities against your will. A service user could be sexually abused by being made to touch others intimately against their will, being touched intimately against their will and undressing or having sex with an individual against their will. Bruises in intimate areas, unexplained genital bleeding, sexually transmitted infections and even pregnancy are all common signs of sexual abuse.
You may also see cuts on an individual from self harming, inappropriate sexual behaviour and could lead to repeated urinary infections. There could also be signs of depression, loss of self esteem and self confidence, withdrawn from things and a loss of interest, insecurity and not being able to trust people as a result of financial abuse. Unkempt appearance, loss of weight, dehydration and not looking presentable can be forms of neglect. 1.3 There are factors contributing to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse the individuals age could be a factor if they are elderly or a young person and they cannot
1.1 -Physical abuse is when another person is causing physical harm to another person with intention of hurting them -Sexual Abuse is when the forcing of any unwanted sexual activity by one person on another as by the use of threat or force. -Emotional/Psychological abuse is when someone is trying to control and manipulate another person through the use of fear, humiliation, intimidation and verbally abusing them. -Financial abuse is when someone is misusing the use of another person’s belongings whether money, property or valuables without that persons consent or not knowing. -Institutional abuse is when a company or organisation fails to provide appropriate and professional bodies to vulnerable people and failure to protect them while people are under their care. -Self-Neglect is when someone is harming themselves whether being self-abusing (cutting themselves) neglecting their personal hygiene (washing and dressing) refusing to eat or drink.
Scalds or cigarette burns, loss of weight. Some of the signs of sexual abuse are recurrent urinary infections, sexually abusing someone else, acting provocatively, an unwillingness to undress for activities such as swimming or bathing. Some of the signs of emotional abuse are when an individual appears to be reluctant to be in the care of someone. Being referred to by an individual in a disrespectful or teasing manner. Some of the signs of financial abuse could be lacking personal possessions, struggling to pay for day
Unit 4222-205 Principles of Safeguarding and protection in health and social care (HSC 024) Physical Abuse Physical abuse can be defined as an act by an individual or group involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Actions could be physical such as hitting, pinching or kicking or it could be not giving a person their correct dosage of medicine, or enough to eat and drink. Physical abuse also covers such things as not allowing someone enough sleep, and subjecting them to cold or heat. Signs The most obvious sign that someone is being physically abused is bruises and cuts. Some other signs are less obvious, but can include weight loss.
Sexual Abuse: Touching them in inappropriate intimate places or taking indecent photos. Again a sign of fear of certain staff or rooms. Sexually transmitted dieeases, become withdrwn Emotional/psychological abuse: Verbally abusing them or bullying the clients. A main symptom of this would be very low self esteem and possibly uncomfortable with new situations. Financial abuse: misuse of clients money.
The abuser is often is often very subtle and persuades the victim into thinking that it would be a good idea and that they are trying to help them and look out for them. Indicators of financial abuse could be that victim has difficulties with finances, for example they may suddenly become unable to pay bills or start to lack food and other necessities which could show that their money is being spent elsewhere. They could also have a change in their health due to stress; common health problems caused by stress could include heart conditions, breathing difficulties and trouble sleeping. Sexual Sexual abuse is when an individual has sexual activity or touches another person inappropriately without the victims consent. It could also mean that the person has consented to it because they were made to feel intimidated or persuaded by the