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Sexual abuse

Definition or reference in Statutory Guidance
Care and Support Statutory Guidance, chapter 14
Department of Health and Social Care

Care and Support Statutory Guidance 14.17 Sexual abuse including: - rape - indecent exposure - sexual harassment - inappropriate looking or touching - sexual teasing or innuendo - sexual photography - subjection to pornography or witnessing sexual acts - indecent exposure - sexual assault - sexual acts to which the adult has not consented or was pressured into consenting

Data descriptor
ASC Collections Data Dictionary (Beta v1.3)
NHS Digital

Includes rape and sexual assault, sexual acts to which the adult has not consented, could not consent or was pressured into consenting.

Social Care Institute for Excellence

Types of sexual abuse Rape, attempted rape or sexual assault Inappropriate touch anywhere Non- consensual masturbation of either or both persons Non- consensual sexual penetration or attempted penetration of the vagina, anus or mouth Any sexual activity that the person lacks the capacity to consent to Inappropriate looking, sexual teasing or innuendo or sexual harassment Sexual photography or forced use of pornography or witnessing of sexual acts Indecent exposure

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