201 Principles of Care

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Assignment 201 Principles of communication in adult social care settings Assignment composition Assignment overview In this assignment, you will complete tasks to demonstrate your understanding of the importance of communication in adult social care settings, and ways to overcome barriers to meet individual needs and preferences in communication. You will also address the issue of confidentiality. Tasks There are two tasks to this assignment. A Short answer questions B Poster This is a summary of the evidence required for the unit. Task Evidence Learning outcomes A Short answer questions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 B Poster 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 Task A – Short answer questions Ai Describe four different methods of communication. 4 marks Face to face conversation, physical, sign language, electronic method, eye contact. Aii Identify five different reasons why people communicate. 5 marks To express feelings and needs, to ask a question, supporting others, making choices and keeping records. Aiii Give two reasons why it is important to observe the reactions of an individual using the service when you are communicating with them. 4 marks To note any changes which affect care delivery, because if you don’t pick up on these you may miss out vital information about the individuals care needs. To ensure they understand you, because if they don’t they may feel unsure and may feel like they cannot tell you what they may need. Aiv Explain why it is important to find out about an individual’s: a) communication and language needs 2 marks To ensure you can communicate to the individual as well as possible, so you can find out exactly what they may need and find out what is best for them. If you cannot communicate with them then you will not know. For example the person may want someone who speaks fluent in their
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