This week we look at child abuse today, we focus on child neglect.
Child abuse How do you know when a child is being neglected?
are there tell tale signs to look out for with child neglect?
Sometimes no a child being neglected may keep everything hidden but there are often tell tale signs to look out for ….
- Constantly hungry
- Poor personal hygiene may smell
- child is Constantly tired
- Poor state of clothing,ie unwashed sizes way too big or too small or clothing not weather appropriate.
- Untreated medical conditions
- No social relationships
- Compulsive scavenging
- Destructive tendencies
Whether child abuse is a slap, a harsh comment, stony silence, or not knowing if there will be food to eat, the end result is a child that feel unsafe, uncared for, and alone and unloved.Neglected children are not getting their physical and emotional needs met.