Types of AbuseSigns  Symptoms Composition

Types of Abuse/Signs & Symptoms

Types of Abuse/Signs & Symptoms

'No Secrets' determines categories of maltreatment. They are:

Physical Abuse

Damaging Action Indicators & Symptoms

Hitting. Slapping. Pushing. Hitting.

Misuse of medication. Restraint.

Inappropriate calamite.

Series of unexplained falls or major

accidental injuries. Injuries/bruises in different

periods of recovery. Bruising in unusual

sites e. g. inner biceps and triceps, thighs.

Abrasions. Teeth indentations.

Injuries to move or deal with. Client incredibly


Intimate Abuse

Damaging Action Symptoms & Symptoms

Including rape and lovemaking assault or perhaps

sexual acts that the vulnerable

adult hasn't consented, or perhaps could

permission, or was pressured in


Difference in behaviour. Overt sexual

behaviour or dialect. Difficulty in

going for walks, sitting. Injuries to genital

and/or anal area.


Abusive Actions Signs & Symptoms

Involves acts of omission. Overlooking

physical or medical care requirements.

Failure to provide usage of

appropriate health, social proper care or

educational services. Withholding

necessities of life elizabeth. g. medicines,

nutrition, heat.

Absence of food, heat, cleanliness,

clothing, ease and comfort. Preventing customer to

gain access to services. Seclusion.

Absence of medication.

Psychological Mistreatment

Abusive Action Signs & Symptoms

Psychological abuse. Hazards of damage or

desertion. Deprivation of

contact. Embarrassment, blaming,

controlling, intimidation, intimidation,

harassment, mental abuse, solitude

or withdrawal from solutions or

supportive networks.

Disengagement, depression. Cowering

and fearfulness. Change in rest

patterns. Agitation, confusion,

enhancements made on behaviour. Difference in


Economical Abuse

Mistreatment Action Indicators & Symptoms

Theft, fraudulence, exploitation. Pressure in

connection with wills, house,

inheritance or financial orders.

Misuse or misappropriation of

property, property or rewards.

Unpaid expenses. Basic requires not being

attained. lack of cash on day to day