The four different main types of child abuse are physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse.
What are the 4 main types of abuse in safeguarding?
What are the ten different types of abuse?Physical abuse.Domestic violence or abuse.Sexual abuse.Psychological or emotional abuse.Financial or material abuse.Modern slavery.Discriminatory abuse.Organisational or institutional abuse.
What are the 4 aspects of safeguarding?
Safeguarding children and child protectionprotecting children from abuse and maltreatment.preventing harm to childrens health or development.ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care.taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
What is a safeguarding concern?
A child or young person safeguarding concern is when they are living in circumstances where there is a significant risk of abuse (physical, sexual, emotional or neglect).
What are the 5 main safeguarding issues?
Common safeguarding issuesMaladministration of medication.Pressure sores.Falls.Rough treatment, being rushed, shouted at or ignored.Poor nutritional care.Lack of social inclusion.Institutionalised care.Physical abuse between residents.
What to do if you identify a safeguarding concern?
Make a report of what youve seen and any evidence that would support your claim, including time and date. Do this in line with your educational organisations child protection policy. Report what you have seen to a superior or a designated safeguarding lead (DSL) who will then take the issue further if they see fit.
When should safeguarding be raised?
If you think you or someone you know is being abused, or neglected you should tell someone you trust. This could be a friend, a teacher, a family member, a social worker, a doctor or healthcare professional, a police officer or someone else that you trust.
How do you identify safeguarding issues?
Monitoring a persons emotional and physical wellbeing Look for any indicators that suggest a person is at risk of harm, such as changes to demeanour or behaviour. Make a point of recording these indicators. Through monitoring these signs and reviewing them regularly you may identify a safeguarding issue.
What happens if a safeguarding is raised against you?
Where the allegation leads to the involvement of childrens social care and/or the police, the LADO will canvass their views on suspension and let your employer know. However, only your employer has the power to suspend you and they cannot be required to do so by a local authority or police.
What is considered a verbal threat?
An utter threat applies when someone knowingly conveys a threat to a person verbally, or by other means to either: Cause death or bodily harm to any person. Burn, destroy, or damage property.
What can be raised as a safeguarding?
Anybody can raise a safeguarding concern, for example they might be a carer, a professional working with adults with care and support needs or somebody who thinks they have been abused. They can raise a concern by contacting adult social care help desk directly on 01452 426868.