ABUSE AND ITS MANIFESTION WITH THE
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE SETTING.
Abuse comes in all forms and here are examples of abuse.
PHYSCIAL ABUSE: Includes hitting, slapping, scratching, pushing, kicking, and misuse of medication, restraint or inappropriate sanctions. The sign’s of this is marks on the body that can’t be explained also doing what’s done to them to fellow housemates. PSYCHOLOICAL ABUSE: Includes emotional abuse, threats of harm or abandonment, deprivation of contact, humiliation, blaming, controlling, intimidation, coercion, harassment, verbal abuse, isolation or withdrawal from services or support networks. The signs of this, keep them self to their selves also crying a lot and not talking to others. SEXUAL ABUSE: Includes rape and sexual assault or sexual acts to which the adult has not consented to or couldn’t consent to, or pressed into consenting. Also non- contact abuse such as voyeurism, involvement in pornographic, serious teasing or innuendo. The signs of this is , the person can show that they are severely depressed and feeling suicidal, or touching other people in an sexual manor. FINANICAL/MATERIAL ABUSE: Includes theft, fraud, exploitation, pressure in connection of wills, property or inheritance or financial transaction or the misuse or misappropriation of property, possessions or benefits. The signs would be a person looking unkempt with clothes not fitting and looking dirty and having no money to replace them, never having money for anything. NEGLECT/ACT OF OMISSION.: Includes ignoring medical or physical care needs, failure to provide access to appropriate health and social care needs or educational services, the withholding of the necessities of life, such as medication, adequate nutrition and heating. The signs would be the person looking dirty, clothes not washed, losing weight and always been ill, reoccurrence of illness, and not going out any where to places they used to go. DISCRIMINATORY ABUSE: Includes racial and...
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