1.1 Identify different reasons why people communicate To express needs, to share ideas and information, to reassure, express feelings, socialize, ask questions, share experience’s, give instructions, share opinions, give encouragement. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings Individuals communicate to express their needs and preferences and to ensure they are met. As a carer I discuss the options and the choices available to the individual to allow them and informed choice regards to their care. 1.3 Explain why it is important to observe an individual’s reactions when communicating with them. In face to face communication the person listening may not always indicate verbally if they have understood or agree.
Different people from other backgrounds may use verbal communication to express what they think, however they could also use non-verbal communication to put their point across. Parent/carer of a client may have other preferences for their relative to other parents/carers. This means the carer will have to respect these. Communication can be used in many ways by using different methods. clients from different backgrounds can communicate by doing what they like best.
In order to support individuals with communication difficulties their needs, need to be understood of the difficulties they face. It is really important to recognize that people are individuals. The way you communicate with Mrs A will be different from the way you communicate with Mrs B. Similarly each of them will communicate with you in different ways. You need to know what is important for each of them including very basic things such as what they want to be called.
At times it may be best to let the parent make the first contact then use our communication skills to help them. Some may speak another language or English is not their first language so the parent needs to be encouraged to maybe bring someone with them who can help them understand what is being said, whether this is verbally or written form. Disabilities can cause difficulties in partnership, the way to overcome these possible barriers are dependant on the individual who may need for example signing for deafness, large print or brail for visual impaired. Anxiety due to cultural differences may come to play as someone may not know what is expected from them and this may need to be addressed. It is important to try our best to create a good partnership working with parents/carers but there are people who do not wish to be involved and may act in a negative manner, but by not putting any pressure on
A resident’s reaction may show whether they are in a good or bad mood, or whether they understand what has just been said to them, which allows us to then decide how to deal with the situation. Also we can use a fellow member of staff’s reaction to see whether they understand what ourselves or residents have said, especially with staff that has limited English. 201 Cert. 2 – Understand how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences or an individual. It is important to find out and individuals’ communication and language needs, wishes and preferences as this can affect certain aspects of work.
Children with speech and communication difficulties: There are usually reasons why Children find it hard to communicate. This could be due to a hearing impairment or Autism etc. You should provide other opportunities for them to communicate such as signing, gestures, and visual clues. This can be used with practice to construct sentences and help the children communicate their needs and wants. This can be of more benefit to the child if everyone is working together such as parents/staff and outside agencies.
Students have difficulties in vocabulary, retrieving a word when needed, understanding multiple meanings, and figurative language. Students may also struggle with phonological processes matching symbols to the sounds they represent. It is possible to exhibit significant difficulties fitting into social settings due to difficulties in language. Language disorders are usually identified using standardized tests and the observations of those with whom the child interacts. Speech disorders may be identified using an articulation test.
CYPW Level 2 SHC 21: Introduction to communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings Task 1 Links to learning outcomes 1, assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3. 1.1 - Identify the different reasons people communicate. We communicate for so many different reasons for example when we need to give or receive information, give or receive instructions, to discuss situations, express their needs, negotiate, develop learning,outline a concern and make a point these are all a very important way to communicate between children, young people and parents if we can't and don't do this it can strain relationships, cause confidence issues or make people feel there are barriers that can't be broken down. 1.2 - Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of your work. Effective communication can benefit your working role especially relationships between you and the children in your care or key children you or your colleagues and between you and parents.
They may have problems following instructions, understanding games and tasks, and making sense of what is being said to them. Often children with these difficulties may appear to understand as they may be getting clues from following other children or guessing from the context. However, they may also come across as 'difficult' simply because they do not fully understand what is being said. * Spoken language: Children may have problems with using language. They may have difficulty with words or sentence structure.
Multiple conditions and disabilities can affect an individual’s emotional and physical wellbeing. They may require extra support and encouragement with any activities they undertake, as well as empathy and support with any emotional needs they may have. 1.3 Explain how multiple conditions and/or disabilities may impact on individuals opportunity to participate in a range of activities. General housework tasks, personal care and social activities can all become difficult to a person with multiple conditions and disabilities. They may have problems dealing with other everyday situations such as shopping, working, administering their medication and paying bills, and may require support with these situations also.