Mr. Melvin Staggs and Othelia Salickram are both fragile and very thin. R/s Mrs. Staggs was shot about 5 years ago and has a gastrostomy bag. R/s Mr. Staggs passes out a lot. R/s Mrs. Salickram has a multitude of issues including back problems. R/s both Mr. Staggs and Mrs. Salickram have to take a lot of medication.
Gelles states, “These professionals also feared lawsuits for false reports, although all state reporting statutes protect mandated reporters from lawsuits if their report is made in good faith” (Gelles, 1996). In addition to the potential misreading of situations, doctors also do not want to take the time that is associated with reporting issues of neglect. Some doctors feel that reporting potential abuse would cause an uncomfortable relationship between them and their
Reading this article for the elderly care, I feel that ethical issues commonly occur anywhere in the treatment of older patients. I had a clinical experience both in an acute-care hospital and in a long-term care facility. Before working in a long-term facility, I was not aware of how many ethical principles were violated in the treatment of older patients as a daily routine as stated in the article. In reality, there are many situations in which older patients don’t completely exhibit their autonomy because they are vulnerable physically and emotionally and dependent on others. Therefore, they become more conscious of caregivers or healthcare professionals.
Sociology 423 Child Abuse Name:_________________________ Movie: Stevie Directions: Answer the following questions. Use specific examples from the movie and in text citations from the text to support your answers. You may use the format below to answer the questions.
Neglect is a destructive matter occurring in today’s society. Neglect can be defined as when someone is or feels unloved or abandoned. Maloney demonstrates this theme in the novel as a concern considered by the protagonist, Carl. Carl Matt is a victim of this deplorable predicament. In the book, he feels unwanted in many situations, mainly with his mother, Kerry, who has abandoned him numerous times.
Jeannette experiences neglect from her own parents, physical abuse from her distraught father, and sexual abuse from strangers, all before she turns eighteen. The most common form of abuse Jeannette faces during her childhood is neglect, which is forced upon her by both Rex and Rose Mary. Neglect can be defined as refusing to intentionally or unintentionally care for a child and his or her needs. According to a study conducted by
• Caregivers may be hearing information that is very contrary to their own personal standards. • Caregivers may be unclear of their responsibility to report or what constitutes abuse or neglect. • Caregivers may be fearful that they will be brought into a legal matter where their reputation and character may be questioned. • Caregivers may not want to become involved. • Caregivers may be fearful of retaliation from the caregiver/alleged abuser or their agency.
At Adult Protective Services majority of our work involves investigation of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. At Adult Protective Services our job is to protect the vulnerable elderly population, as well as the population that have disabilities. “Only APS is statutorily authorized and responsible for investigating elder and vulnerable adult abuse and taking steps to protect the victims, and it is generally only APS that helps the most frail and incapacitated older persons”(Quin, 2012, p.68). When abuse is suspected, a case worker will reach out to all parties involved, such as the alleged victim, alleged perpetrator, and all collaterals. Unlike many other professions, case worker are not required to have any written consent to speak with
Emotional neglect – “failure to provide adequate nurturing and affection to a child or the refusal or delay in ensuring that the child received the needed treatment for behavioural problems. It may also involve exposure to extreme domestic violence”. This could be seen as emotional neglect and he feels abandonment from his mother. He seems to feel that she no longer worries about him and is now more focused on her new husband. I also feel that they have failed to protect Alex from certain dangers which is shown in his fighting with one of his fellow peers at school.
In conclusion, as a future teacher, it is important to understand my responsibility to report any suspected child neglect or abuse. Even if my future student does not give me permission to report the incident, if the child is in danger, it is my responsibility to report. By keeping his promise of confidentiality to J.D., Dr. Pesce put J.D. in great danger. The student was in danger at school because of the misconduct of the teacher, and he was in danger outside of school because of his shame and suicidal thoughts and tendencies.
After reading this case I was terribly shocked about the fact that something like this could happen in our medical history. I couldn’t believe how a patient could be neglected so much. Based on the material that we have learned the lack of ethical theory of deontology in Dr. Evan was disturbing. As a doctor Dr. Evan’s role is to care for patients, keep them away from harm and prolong their life. Though in the trial he stated as if he didn’t care.
MD’s mother, who was the primary caregiver of GG (72), recently passed away. GG suffers from dementia, among numerous other chronic conditions, and due to his medical condition, must move in with his daughter. MD had to quit her part time job to care for her ill father. This scenario has caused DD an immense amount of stress, from one child moving away to another moving home, and the recent addition of his father-in-law. who has a progressive disease, into the home.
Chambliss " Neglect is the negligent treatment or maltreatment of a child by a parent figure under circumstances that indicate harm or threaten harm to the child’s health or well-being." C) Examples - failing to take them to the doctor, not involving in school, not giving them the proper food and shelter they need and totally ignoring their emotions. 2) Physical Abuse A) The childwelfare.gov "the none accidental physical injury ranging from minor bruises to sever fractions as a result of punching, beating, kicking, biting or burning them." B)
Elder abuse can be referred to as a single or repeated act or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person. Elderly people often get abuse by people who should be their protector and carer, in most circumstances many elderly adults are abused in their own homes, in relatives’ homes, and even in facilities responsible for their care. If you suspect that an elderly person is at risk from a neglectful or overwhelmed caregiver, or being preyed upon financially, it’s important to speak up. Learning about the warning signs of elder abuse, what the risk factors are, and how you can prevent and report the problem it’s very vital in protecting the elderly from abuse, some of these abuse are; • Not caring for someone property (neglect) • Pressuring