Visual impairments can also be difficult in these situations and may affect a person’s ability to read body language, facial expressions and see gestures. Persons who have dual sensory loss will find it extremely difficult and be frustrated during day to day tasks. It can lead to loss of interests in activities and in some case may cause a person to have little or no contact with the world around them. It can have serious effects if a person misinterprets what they are being spoken to about by their family, friends and possibly medical professionals. Persons with hearing impairments would need to focus on reading lips and body language to uphold conversations just as people with visual impairments would rely on their hearing to be able to function effectively within society.
This means that over time the symptoms will become worse. An individual with dementia with Lewy bodies may experience problems with attention and alertness. They may also develop the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; this includes slowness, muscle stiffness, loss of facial expression and also may experience trembling of the limbs. The symptoms of Lewy bodies include having difficulties in language, for example not being able to communicate with people properly. There also problems with memory loss as the early signs of dementia can be forgetting simple things, such as where they might have placed something.
Reasons for this may include: * Individuals with a sensory impairment, eg poor or no hearing or sight that may lead to communication difficulties. * Individuals may lack the capacity to understand what is happening or that it is wrong. Lack of capacity could be for a number of reasons and could be long or short term. * Individuals may be severely disabled. * Individuals may be physically or emotionally weak and rely on others for care.
(4) The downfall of responding defensively all of the time though may discourage others from being so honest with their remarks. It can also prevent the listener from concentrating upon the message. Not only do defensive communicators send off multiple value, motive and affect cues, but also defensive recipients distort what they receive. As a person becomes more and more defensive, he or she becomes less and less able to perceive accurately the motives, the values and the emotions of the sender. (5) In conclusion I know I have to work on both of these ineffective listening skills to better my communication between fiends, co-workers, and society in
The answer may be as simple as sitting in the wrong seat , Or in pain which can lead to frustration from the service user. 1.3)Explain the importance of effective communicationto an individual with dementia. Communicating with a person with dementia can be very difficult. In the early stages of dementia individuals have trouble finding the words to express their thoughts or wishes, and are unable to remember the meaning of simple words. But as the disease progresses it becomes more difficult as the language skills become impaired, which makes it very difficult to understand what they are trying to say.
These factors can affect a person’s ability to be a part of their own community or play active roles in society as they feel isolated and often lack of understanding from others in regard to their sensory loss. People with sensory loss often feel frustrated when trying to express themselves and can often be misunderstood in a variety of situations. Society’s attitudes towards people with sensory loss is that people often think just because they have a sensory loss that they have limited capacity in other areas and over compensate for this without asking the person of their abilities and taking the time to recognise their strengths. Individuals not having their own opinions valued and taken into account can affect their overall health and wellbeing. Society has improved in their attitudes towards those with hearing problems such as the use of subtitled information, the use of guide dogs for the blind.
Individual's on the autistic spectrum may struggle with relationship's and social interaction due to difficulties with communication. It would make it difficult for relationship's to work if there is a lack of understanding each other due to the break down in communication. There may be some problems concerning an individual's preference in activities and interests. This is mainly due to a condition that some individual's on the autistic spectrum can find difficulty in which is social creativity, one of the triad of impairments that define ASC. This can cause some restrictions and inflexibility due to the individual in some cases not being able to fully comprehend the transcendence of traditional idea's, rules, pattern's, etc.
Communication in the work setting must be relevant to the workplace. Poor communication or a breakdown of communication can cause distress, miss-understandings or conflict. Relevant and vital information may not be passed on. When dealing with persons of varying capacity, clear, easily understandable words should be used to avoid frustration or the person may not understand what is being communicated to them. In every workplace there may be staff who, do not get along, but it is important to be professional and still communicate relevant information as a duty of care to the
If the individual is under constant verbal abuse for their poor hygiene it will more often than not result in the person feeling unconfident from low self esteem, which can lead to depression and isolation. Task 2: Knowing how to encourage an individual to maintain personal hygiene. ⦁ When it comes to addressing such a matter with an individual it is important to first of all make sure the subject is handled in private and as sensitively and tactfully as possible, whilst not imposing any of my own ethics and values about standards of cleanliness as there may be reasons why the individual has poor hygiene that are highly personal to them
This can cause fluctuations in the person’s behaviour as perhaps they are frustrated and embarrassed that they can no longer take care of their own personal care needs. This can cause understandable distress. Communication may not be structured correctly for the person, which causes confusion and lack of understanding as they are unable to comprehend what is expected of them. Infections, change of medication, change of environment, pain and stress, anxiety, depression, mental health issues, loss of independence, loss of companionship, change of circumstances can all play a part as to why their abilities and needs may fluctuate. Lastly, an individual may be experiencing a type of abuse, from someone around them.