TUTOR: M. JONES by Natasha Harewood P1 3.
1 Abuse: is treating someone with cruelty or violent, to cause damage or harm to a person or their belonging repeatedly or on a regular basis, or it can be term as the misused of power.Abused can happen in so many ways, that sometimes it can be misleading to everyone around. Most often one can misplaced abused with love, care or affection i.e. a parent flogging their child repeating to the point of bruises and cuts, then let that child knows they are being flogged because they are loved. Types of Abuse may vary, and one can coincide with the other i.
e. Where there is Domestic Abuse happening, you can be certain to find the presence sexual and physical abuse.Some of these abuses are as follow:Domestic abuse this type abuse take place in the home and surrounding it includes the family members i.e. mothers and father, parents and children, siblings or extended families.
Physical Abuse this abuse is where an individual body is being hurt or harm i.e. slapped, cut, burned, bites, scalded broken limbs etc.
Sexual Abuse this abuse take place when one is being force or coerce into sexual acts without consenting i.e. rape, fondling.
Modern slavery these abuses take place when one is being deceive, force or coerced into unpaid work, free labour, human trafficking or slavery i.e. prostitution house maid or servant.Organisational abuse these abuses happen when an organisation does what is in their best interest rather than focusing on the needs of the individual i.e. not providing adequate care resources because it can save the organisation money.
Neglect /Acts of omission these abuses are present when there is a failure to provide the basic needs required for an individual wellbeing i.e. not being given proper medical treatment or the right prescriptionDiscriminatory Abuse these abuses occurred when a person is being treated unjustly, or unfairly because they are different.
These differences may include their sexuality, race, gender, age, martial and national status and culture etc.P2Physical abuse; consist rough handling, unlawful restraints, involuntary isolation, starvation, restriction of movement (tied to a bed or post) or willingly causing discomfort to another.Signs, Symptoms and indictors can include:Bruises without a valid explanation of what happened over a long period of time.
Unexplainable frequent injuries i.e. broken ribs, arms dislocated, skin burns, bite etc.Skin abrasion, cuts and marks.Broken and undressed skin sores.
Hair patches as a cause of being pulled roughly by the hair.Behaviours to be aware of:Withdrawal /reclusive always being on their own with no friends.Always jumpy or nervous.Constantly being afraid. Anxiety /panic attack.Being defensive (flinching)always ready to block as if someone is going to hit them.
Malnutrition present due to lack of proper diet.P3Discriminatory Abuse: this type of abuse is very hard to prove but does exists most often it happen alongside hate crime and mate crime.Hate crime are commit when a person solely abuses you because they hate you for reason best known to them like not liking your race or religion.Mate crime is committed when someone is befriended by another for the sole purpose of being abusive.Discriminatory abuse can range from Derogatory remarks i.e. calling one out of their names to racist comments.
Refusing to be treated because you are different i.e. sexual preferences, race, disability.Bullying.
Restriction not being able to access certain health care services or educational services offered because of national status etc.Being denied basic needs or rights i.e. food, shelter, healthcare etc.Refusal of certain resources/support when needed like and interpreter due to not understanding the language that is being spoken, braille because of being visually impaired etc.
Signs, symptoms and indictors may includeNeeds not met i.e. not given the right medical or resources needed to crater for your daily welfareBeing excluded from taking part in activities and not being able to voice your opinion.Being disrespected Verbally abused i.
e. call everything other than your name.Behaviours to be aware of Anger FrustrationFear/anxiety /panic attack.
Afraid.Withdrawn/reclusive /quiet.P4Neglect/Acts of Omissions: this abuse is occurred when a person is being ignored medically, emotionally and physically therefore their daily lives is very uncomfortable and unbearable. This abuse may occur due to Sign, symptom and indictors may includeMedical /emotional or physical needs is being ignored or pass over.Appropriate care and support not being offered or given i.e. education and healthcare.
Lack of adequate needs for daily lives being met i.e. food, shelter, heating, medication. Malnutrition and dehydration due to lack of proper diet.Poor conditions such as dirty environment and physical hygiene.Lack of self-privacy and self-dignity.Not being offered medication prescribed properly.
Sore/ulcers and skin conditions due to lack of care. Failing health and unexplained weight loss.Discomfort.Not allowing visitors.Behaviours to be aware ofWith drawn /secluded: always aloneNot wanting to be touch due to pains from broken skinsAntisocial not able to fit into a crowd Lack of confidence /low self esteemSubmissiveConfusedP5Modern Slavery this abuse is present can occurred due to many difficulties being face in families i.
e. not being able to provide basic needs for their families hence you are deceived into working for little or less than minimum wages. This includes human trafficking, slavery, being made to work without consenting to it (forced labour) and domestic services. One can be coerced, deceived or forced into this type of abuse and inhumane treatment. When you are under Signs, Symptoms and Indictors may includeMalnourished.
Unkept.Lack of personal belonging.Never seen in public, but when seen always in the company of their abusers.No documents/no money/no financial trail. Can never hold eye contact with others.Behaviours to be aware of Always anxious.Always on edge /on their guard: looking around their surrounding for sight of their abusers.
Appear frighten and withdrawn.Reclusive Always ready to hide away from the outside world.When this type of abuse present there is always physical, financial, discriminatory, neglect, sexual and psychological abuse as well.
P6According to Staffordshire police UK “Indicators for discriminatory abuse may not always be obvious and may also be linked to acts of physical abuse and assault, sexual abuse and assault, financial abuse, neglect, psychological abuse and harassment, so all the indicators listed above may apply to discriminatory abuse. An adult may reject their own cultural background and/or racial origin or other personal beliefs, sexual practices or lifestyle choices. An adult making complaints about the service not meeting their needs.” ref (www.stradffordshire.police.uk/article/6485/discriminatory-abuse).Indictors of abuse should not be taken on its own as proof that abuse is taking place, however, it should give you and incentive to take a closer looked at the person you suspected of being at risk closely before you come to any conclusion.P7Referenceswww.stradffordshire.police.uk/article/6485/discriminatory-abuse (internet)www.tameside.gov.uk/AdultServices/Safeguarding-Adults-Signs-and-Symptoms-of-Abuse (internet)www.scie.org.uk/safeguarding/adults/introduction/types-and-indicators-of-abuse (internet)www.nidirect.gov.uk/articlies/recognising-adults-abuse-exploitation-and-neglect (internet)www.care