Signs of abuse in adultsUploader: Kellen 19 days ago Subscribe 3929
Adaptations may be required to insure adequate communications. Below are examples of what can be termed "subtle" abuse: And you sit there thinking, 'Now did he mean to do that? Domestic violence or abuse can be characterised by any of the indicators of abuse outlined in this briefing relating to:. Accidental marks resulting from bumps and falls usually have no defined shape. Here are a few examples of that type of abuse:. They may be seen as an easy target and may be less likely to identify abuse themselves or to report it. If an adult has told you about their situation, you might want to talk to other people who know them to find out if they have similar concerns. If the circumstances mean that the vulnerable adult is at risk of significant harm then Safeguarding Adults procedures should be invoked.