Communication can make a person’s quality of life better, especially if they are in pain or distress, or to express feelings, wishes or desires. People communicate in order to establish and maintain relationships with others, to give and receive information and instructions, to understand and be understood, to share opinions, knowledge, feelings, and emotions, to give encouragement and show others they are valued. 1.2 Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult care setting: Good communication will enable me to build strong relationship based on trust. It is essential that the individuals I support trust me as I will be working closely with them sometimes providing personal care which can be a very intimate task. Effective communication can help promote and create a positive working environment.
Aii Explain how effective communication can affect relationships in an adult social care setting between: a) Colleagues and other professionals It is essential to have good communication between your colleagues and any other professions involved in the care of an individual. Tasks will be more successful with effective communication so you can discuss and gain information about the people you are caring for. With good communication between all those involved the individual is able to receive the best possible care. To develop within your role; effective communication is needed between your colleagues and managers so you are free to express what you think and how you feeling. b) Individuals using the service and their carers Effective communication is vital between carers and the residents.
1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings. The learner can. In my job I have to communicate with people all the time from my resident, family and friends, colleagues, and other working professionals. Its important that the information passed on is clear concise and accurate and informative this reduces the possibility of mistakes. 1.3 explain why it is important to observe individual’s reactions when communicating with them.
Communication needs to clear and person centred as this will help build and maintain a healthy and balanced relationship between support worker and resident, without this basic skill the relationship will be severely hindered from the start. Good communication skills are also vital between staff members and also external parties (Doctors, Care Co-ordinators, relatives, etc) This helps to maintain a good working relationship between all parties and helps things run smoothly 2.1 Finding a way of communicating with an individual is essential so that you can ascertain their needs, preferences and wishes. Care Plans are a useful tool to help locate any information regarding on how an individual communicates, other ways to establish the communication needs are by observing the individual, asking the individual, and seeking information from others who may know the individual well. 2.2 T o estabish. 2.3 There are two different types of communication, Verbal communication and Non Verbal communication.
There are many different reasons why people communicate, the main reasons being to get to know each other and to know things about each other. Also to express how we feel, to let people know of our needs, of things that we like and don’t like. Communication enables us to give and receive information, whether it be about a person, place or feelings and needs. 1.2 Q. Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings.
Effective communication affects all aspects of work as it is a way of developing personal relationships with service users and their families so you are able to meet their needs. It is important to develop positive relationships with work colleagues and other professionals, sharing information and having the information you need to be able to report on your work. This can only be achieved through effective communication. It is important to use different types of communication such as verbal, non verbal (body language, expression, signs, symbols or other visual aids) to clearly understand an individual’s needs and wishes. 1.3 Explain why it is important to observe an individual’s reactions when communicating with them.
Communication can lead to good or poor service within the Adult Social Care setting, from service users and the care workers alike. Good communications with your colleagues can improve the service provided and ensure all tasks required are completed to the highest standard. Good communication with service users should make them feel more confident and outcomes that they identify can be achieved. Poor communication could result in endangerment to service users and to the care worker. For example:- Poorly kept documentation or the incorrect information relayed could result in requirements not being met or the wrong medication being given.
Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult social care setting (1.1.2) You need good communication in an adult social care setting to provide a good service. Having a good communication with service users encourages participation in activities therefore promoting equality within the care setting. By building a good relationship with the service user they can gain thrust and understanding and therefore communicate with ease the needs the individual requires. You need communication with other team members you can do this by having handovers, communication books. Because if information was passed on to others this would lead to a breakdown in continuity of care information.
1. Identify the different reasons why people communicate (1.1.1) The main purpose for communicating is to get your point across to others. This is important in my job role so that I can gain an understanding into each individual’s life learning about their background, interests and opinions; this will allow me to give the best person centred care I can. Communication is also used to express feelings and thoughts 2. Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult social care setting (1.1.2) When working in a care setting communication is very important.
1.2 Understand how communication affects relationships in an adult social care setting? Communication can lead to good or poor service within an adult social care setting. Good communication with individuals encourages participation in activities promoting equality and independence. The individual can gain trust and understanding from the carer and therefore communicate their needs in a way they feel comfortable. Good communication amongst staff encourages a better working relationship and ensures all tasks are completed to a high standard and ensure problems are