Assignment 301 Essay

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Assignment 301 Principles of communication in adult social care settings. Task A Ai Identify four different reasons why people communicate. To express feeling, needs, sharing ideas and their wishes, asking for help and advise and obtaining and receiving information, warning of risks and any dangers, understanding each other and getting to know each other. Aii Describe two ways how effective communication can affect relationships in adult social care setting between individuals using the service, their careers, colleagues and other practitioners. Communicating between career and management is very important i.e. if a service is unwell or the career is unsure of something like a change in medication or the wellbeing of the individual, also the service user will have confidence in the career and management. Care plans are a very effective way of communicating between careers because every task carried out and issues that have arisen or tasks to be taken out by next career or any sudden illness the next careers can read though communication sheets before starting service. Aiii Identify three ways of finding out the communication and language needs of an individual. Verbal hand over from manager. Before you meet or start a new service we would always contact are manager to find out the individual needs and health problems they have, this is very effective as you have very important information on the service user before you meet and have an understanding of what care is needed to give them the best care they deserve. Asking and observing the individual. This would allow the career to establish their usual language and to see for themselves if the service user is hard of hearing or visually impaired. Care plan. This is a good way to get information about an individual and their needs any changes in their circumstances or needs the care plan
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