Outcome 1- understand why communication is important in an adult social care setting. 1.1- Identify different reasons why people communicate: There are many different reasons as to why people communicate. We communicate to express and share ideas on a topic,we communicate to show our feeling need and wishes and also our preferences. We have to also communicate to share and gain information while also getting to know one another. 1.2- Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in an adult social care setting: Effective communication can affect many aspects of work,effectively communicating can help build levels of trust,help recording and reporting incidents, aid participation and help with service provisions.
Effective communication can help promote and create a positive working environment. Effect communication is a two-way process. When working in care I will need to be able to communicate with a wide variety of people, from all walks of life. Communication is important as it can have an effect on the service within an adult care setting. Good communication with service users may encourage then to join in activities, which will promote equality and wellbeing within the care setting.
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.
Unit 1: Promote Communication in Health & Social Care 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate People communicate in order to convey their needs and express their feelings and concerns. This also allows for information, ideas and experiences to be shared, questions to be asked and is an important part of socialising and building relationships with others. 2. Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting Communication in the work setting can be between colleagues, clients and their families. It can be used to express the person’s needs and helps to develop trust and establish good relationships between care givers, clients and their families.
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.
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.
The service user and the social worker need to understand each other clearly in order for the service user to receive the best possible care. Successful communication involves the social care worker speaking clearly and using phrases and sentences that service users can understand. This also involves the social care worker communicating clearly and openly with other members of staff, the manager and other professionals so as to make sure that the best possible care is provided
Communication affects all aspects of working in adult social acre setting because it builds trust between the service user and carer; this also affects the confidence that the service user may have. Trust affects confidence because the service user can confine in the carer, the carer can then boost the service user’s confidence. Communication is important because the service user and carer should have mutual respect for one another. The carer should also consider dignity towards the service user. 1.3 – Explain why it is important to observe individual’s reactions when communicating with them.
Denise Meloche 4222-324 Support Individuals with Specific communication needs 1. Understand specific communication needs and factors affecting them. 1.1 It is important to meet the individual’s communication needs so; • they can be informed and therefore make informed choices • express their feelings and views • be alerted to danger • interact socially • be involved with everyday activities • understand what is going on around them • learn 1.2 My role and practice can impact on communication with an individual with specific communication needs by giving them the opportunities for all of the above. If I fail to communicate according to their need, they may become more isolated and withdrawn. I endeavour to find ways to support communication using variety of methods.
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