Assignment 201 Essay

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ASSESMENT 201 PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNICATION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS. (AI)Describe 4 different methods of communication: There is verbal communication to make sure they understand and make sure you speak clearly at all times and ask if they understand. There is non verbal communication which is our body language our body position and facial expressions. There is hand signals so that if they are deaf you may be able to sign to the individual. There is an object of refrence to make sure the individual understands the object you are talking about. Then there is signs and pictures to make sure they also understand what you are talking about (AII) 5 different reasons why people communicate: mental: They may have mental issues and need to express their needs and wishes in a certain way. physical illness: they need to be able to express there feelings hearing auditory Impairment: Ensure they understand you visual loss: Ask there prefrence language: to be understood,Share knowledge (AIII) give 2 reasons why it is important to observe the reactions of an individual using the service when you are communicating with them: It is important because if they are hard of hearing they need to be able to read your lips so that they can understand what we are saying to them. it is important that if they have visual loss that we speak clearly and make sure all obstacles are out of the way and always tell them what you are going to do before doing it. And to make sure they understand. (AIV) explain why it is important to find out about an individual: communication & language: it is important to find out because if they have a different ethnic background and they not able to understand our language it could make them vunerable. So we could learn some of there language to help them understand us better and make sure we speak clearly at all times. And also

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