This has an effect on them because they are unable to maintain confidentiality and independence all this leads to isolation and people being frustrated. Information We gather so much information from our sight and hearing. Reading, writing, listening and talking are all things we do in everyday life. We rely on our senses to carry out everyday living skills. Individuals with sight loss are unable to read; people can easily mislead them or give them wrong information.
An individual with a hearing impairment could miss or miss hear information such as someone informing them of a danger they may be heading towards. The environment can have an major impact on the individual experiencing sensory loss as any changes to the environment can affect the routines. If an individual uses the same route each day and the route is altered then the individual may not be able to identify the change due to sensory impairment causing the individual great difficulty and possible stress and anxiety as well as a possible injury if they are unable to identify the changes. 1.2
As a care worker, if I could not be able to communicate with my service user because of communication barrier then the service would be unsuccessful. We used to do different type of jobs in our care job like Child care,vulnerable adult care, elderly peoples care for their personal as well as domestic care with different mental, physical and environmental situation where effective communication is a mustin term of provide proper service. 1.3Explain why it is important to observe an individual's reactions when communicating with them. Several cases the service user could not able to respond while communicating with us but their body language, gesture or expression. And it’s important to view reactions, because only about 70-80% of communication is verbal, meaning that we are gong
Working in the care environment you get used to observing people’s reactions like the change of pitch when they talk this is important as this could mean they are angry or stressed out. The body language can alter as well; facial expressions or no eye contact can mean they are unhappy or angry with someone. If these changes are recognised then the situation can be dealt with. Each individual has their own way of communicating like using their own mother tongue, their own cultural beliefs. Their own way of communicating because they can’t talk or hear properly or their own physical difficulties sometimes their age or gender plays a part.
It is often at this point that they become labelled as troublemakers. They get excluded from schools which can further encourage negative behaviours and so the circle continues. This can often affect the young persons ability to form and maintain relationships and can even ultimately have an impact on their mental health. Many young people don’t understand themselves what help they need, that coupled with possible communication
There can be many barriers in communication, they are: · Environment - Try to eliminate any background noise e.g. television and radio. Ensure there is privacy and that neither of you will be distracted. If the service user has a visual or hearing impairment make sure they are wearing any aids they might need such as glasses or hearing aids. Make sure the service user is comfortable at all times.
They feel as though they cannot relate to others because they are different and no one will understand what they are feeling or going through. Humans generally want to be accepted by others. Those with PTSD feel as though they will never be accepted by friends, family and peers if they disclose the feelings they are having or the traumatic event that occurred. Because of this, many sufferers of PTSD become estranged from others by avoiding gatherings and experience a restricted range of
Unit 4222-393 Understand sensory loss 1.1 Sensory loss can often be a ‘hidden’ disability which can frequently lead to isolation and frustration at not being able to communicate efficiently with other people. With hearing loss, day-to-day activities such as hearing a doorbell, using the telephone, watching television or taking part in conversations can produce feelings of inadequacy. Conversely, not being able to distinguish faces, read the time on a clock or drive can produce the same feelings in a person who has vision loss. Having a dual sensory loss compounds the frustration and isolation a person feels when trying to communicate effectively. Hearing loss interferes with face-to-face communication and can often cause older people to lose interest in everyday activities and in turn make them more likely to miss information given by their doctor, carer or family member.
It can impose feelings of isolation and low self-worth. People with hearing loss tend to shout when they speak because they cannot hear their own voice. The inability to interact with other people or hear what they are saying can invoke feelings of inadequacy in the individual’s suffering with a hearing impairment. Individual’s suffering from impairment of sight would struggle immensely to complete even some of the basic task we take for granted. They cannot distinguish between peoples face, never get to see television, and no longer enjoy the sights of the world around them.
On the other hand, those who have vision impairment cannot distinguish faces during face to face talk, feel difficulty in watching TV and reading time on the clock. Being unable to watch properly they suffer from a sense of inferiority complex and social withdrawal. These factors become worse in case of dual sensory loss. Additionally hearing loss interrupts face to face communication and leads older people to lose interest in everyday activities; in turn it can cause them to miss out on most of necessary information provided by their doctor, careers or family member. People with sensory loss can miss out on a lot of important information that people without sensory loss take in day to day without even realising.