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Describe forms of abuse which may be experienced by adults (P1) Describe indicators that abuse may be happening to adults (P2)

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Describe forms of abuse which may be experienced by adults (P1) Describe indicators that abuse may be happening to adults (P2) I will be talking about five different types of abuse and how they can be identified. I will be writing about are neglect, physical abuse, financial abuse, bullying and emotional abuse. The first one I am going to talk about is physical abuse. It is a non-accidental force is used on vulnerable adults which results bodily injury, pain, or impairment. This includes, but is not limited to, being slapped, burned, cut, bruised or improperly physically restrained. ...read more.


It is when person failures to provide necessary care, assistance, guidance or attention to the helpless, defenseless adult that can causes, or is reasonably likely to cause the person physical, mental or emotional harm or substantial damage to or loss of assets. The signs and symptoms for neglect is the absence of food, heat, hygiene, clothing and comfort. Care taker may be preventing client to have access to services such as medical, toileting and many more every day services. Financial Abuse when a person involves stealing money, not allowing a victim to take part in any financial decisions, or preventing a victim from having a job. ...read more.


Emotional Abuse is when a person uses words, silence, or actions to threaten, belittle, or humiliate another person. The purpose is to fill fear or to intimidate; the goal is to control someone. The People worn down by humiliating actions or comments, by intimidating threats, or by the silent treatment describe this experience as a betrayal of their trust. The primary effect in the future may be their reluctance to trust others. Other appearances of emotional abuse include anxiety, depression, anger, suicide, chemical dependency, and eating disorders. Reference Safeguarding Adults http://www.tameside.gov.uk/socialcare/adultabuse 31.10.11 Types of Abuse http://www.derby.gov.uk/HealthSocialCare/services/types_of_abuse.htm 31.10.11 ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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