What is abuse and neglect?
Abuse or neglect is any behaviour towards a person that deliberately or unknowingly causes them harm, endangers their life or violates their rights.
This may be the result of deliberate intent, negligence or ignorance and could be from self-neglect.
Types of abuse
There are many different types of abuse that vary depending upon the circumstances of the situation and the persons involved.
Abuse can be:
- Financial or material
- Organisational abuse
- Discriminatory abuse
- Domestic Violence
- Modern Slavery
- Psychological abuse
- Neglect and acts of omission
- Hate crime
We aim to protect the rights of all adults that we come into contact with whilst carrying out our duties.
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