WIRRAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY evidence
CENTRE NUMBER 770001 number
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CANDIDATE Daniel Kemp DATE
ASSESSOR Pat Frost UNIT HSC 024
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Sexual abuse can include conversations of a sexual nature, including any inappropriate comments or discussion near a vulnerable person. Emotional or Physical abuse: Emotional or physical abuse can take many forms. To create upset, fear or humiliation for an individual using threats or fear mongering are forms of this abuse. Financial abuse: Financial abuse is the illegal or unauthorised use of an individual’s money or possessions. People with limited understanding or ability are particularly at risk. Institutional abuse: Institutional abuse is the failure of an organisation to recognise the vulnerable person as an individual and to have no form of individual care guidelines or PCP. This can be detected in staff’s discriminative attitudes or workplace routines, often to be described as ‘conveyer belt care’. Self Neglect: Self neglect can take many forms, it is generally the behaviour in which an individual would fail to adhere to one’s own needs, such as bathing, under or over eating, toileting themselves in an appropriate manner or wearing suitable clothing. Neglect: Neglect is a form of abuse the occurs when a person who is responsible for the care of a vulnerable adult fails to adhere to their needs, this can include not providing a safe environment, the individual not to have a nourishing diet when possible or general lack of hygiene or cleanliness surrounding the individual. Identifying the signs and symptoms of abuse. Signs and symptoms associated with the following seven types of abuse are: Physical abuse: Aggressive or withdrawn behaviour, unexplainable outbursts of anger or sadness. Any bruising, redness, marks or burns. Broken...