Hsc 24 - Task

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Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care (HSC 24) Section 1 How to recognise sign of abuse Physical abuse happen when is involved contact planned to cause bodily harm, feelings of intimidation. The signs are physical suffering or injury, injuries that are the shape of objects, injuries in a variety of stages or injuries that have not received medical attention. A person is being taken too many times or different places to receive medical attention, skin infections, dehydration or unexplained weight changes or medication being lost, behaviour that indicates that the person is afraid or avoiding the perpetrator, change of behaviour. An individual is more vulnerable to this time of abuse if has a…show more content…
Any act of theft of money or property, or use of money or property, without the person 's consent, or without the appropriate legal authority; the misuse of money intended for, or belonging to, an adult by someone who has been trusted to handle their finances, or who has assumed control of their finances by default. The individuals more vulnerable to this abuse are elderly people, the ones that live alone, individuals with learning disabilities, and all disable people, individuals who do not have good support networks around them, and individuals being cared for at home who are reliant on another person for care and support. Institutional abuse involves failure of an organisation to provide appropriate and professional individual services to vulnerable people. It can be seen or detected in processes, attitudes and behaviour that amount to discrimination through unwitting prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness, stereotyping and rigid systems. The signs or symptoms are treating adults like children, arbitrary decision making by staff group, service or organisation strict, regimented or inflexible routines or schedules for daily activities such as meal times, bed / awakening times, bathing / washing, going to the toilet, lack of choice or options, such as food and drink, dress, possessions, daily activities and social activities, lack of privacy, dignity, choice or respect for people as individuals, unsafe or unhygienic environment, lack of provision for dress, diet or
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