Health and Social Care Essay

784 WordsFeb 5, 20154 Pages
Rita Amoah P4 Explain strategies used in health and social care environment to overcome barriers to effective communication and interpersonal interactions Communication is the process of sharing information with people all around the world, without communication everyone would live in isolation. However there some barriers which can hinder effective communication between people from taking place but with some strategies introduced, we can help by using those strategies to overcome anything which would count as a barrier to effective communication. In my essay, I am going to be explaining different kinds of strategies which can be used within the health and social care environment to overcome barriers to an effective communication between service users and service providers. A strategy is plan of how things are done to solve problems which may arise. As discussed in the previous assignment the different barriers which can stop effective communication from taking place, I am going to explain what can be done to overcome those barriers. The different barriers were: * Dialect * confidentiality * Sensory and disability deprivation * Distress and emotional difficulties Dialect: Different individuals have different languages they speak. This is because Britain is a diverse country so therefore there is various numbers of languages people speak; also there are people who do not have English as their first language. This makes them struggle in saying some words of which make it harder for the other person to understand what he or she is saying. To improve the communication between you two, you will need to learn to use please so that you can request the person to repeat what he or she said. Also you can get an interpreter to help translate what the person said in English. If this happens, the individual would be confident enough to engage actively in

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