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.
Outcome 1 Understand why communication is important in adult social care settings. The learner can. 1.1 identify different reasons why people communicate. Most human beings are sociable creatures, who like to communicate we also communicate for specific reasons such as fear, love, pain, anger, joy, to express knowledge or to give a warning of risk or danger. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings.
Unit 301 Principles of communication in adult social care settings Outcome 1. Understand why effective communication is important in adult social care settings. 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate. Reasons why people communicate are to obtain and receive information, to get to know each other and form relationships. In an adult social care setting communication is important to express and share ideas, feelings, needs and wishes and preferences.
Effective communication can affect relationships in an adult social care setting between individuals using the service. This is a fundamental way of building meaningful relationships between the carer and the service user. It is also a way of the service user expressing their needs and the carer/social worker to convey the service user’s options to them to ensure they are getting what they need from the service. It is a way of relating information in a concise and clear way. AIII) Using the table below, identify three ways of finding out the communication and language needs of an individual.
Communication methods can include verbal and non-verbal communication. Use eye contact, as appropriate, touch and physical gestures, being aware at all times of your own body language. Be aware of the beliefs and values of the individual you are communication with and use the vocabulary that is suited to the individual, for example you would use different vocabulary with a young person than an elderly person. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of own work. 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.
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.
Poor lighting can prevent a person from noticing non-verbal communication and could reduce a hearing impaired person’s ability to lip read. Environments that are too hot or cold cause discomfort and those that lack privacy discourage people from expressing their feelings and problems. Developmental stage – a person’s developmental stage could limit their ability to communicate and may be a barrier to effective communication if you don’t take this into account when choosing your words or way of talking to them. Don’t use long sentences, complex words or unusual phrases with young children, for example. Sensory deprivation and disability – visual impairment may reduce a person’s ability to see faces or read written signs and leaflets.
Lisa Palmer Principles of communication in adult social care settings. Unit 301 Understand why effective communication is important in adult social care settings. 1.1 – Identify reasons people communicate: People communicate for all different reasons this can be to express emotions such as: • Fear • Anger • Pain • Joy • Love People also communicate to get views, wishes and information across to others for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes this can be very important– even lifesaving in the case of an emergency. 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.
Unit 301 Principles of communication in adult social care settings Understand why effective communication is important in adult social care settings 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate * People communicate for many reasons such as to express their needs, share information, express feelings, ask questions, build relationships, receive instructions 1.2 Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult care setting * In care setting effective communication can gain trust with service users and carers resulting in good relationships Understand how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of an individual 2.1 Compare ways to establish the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences
CU303P/CT303 Principles of Communication in Adult Social Care Settings. 1.1 The different reasons why people communicate are To express needs, to share ideas and information, to reassure, to express feelings, to build relationships,to ask questions and to share experiences. 1.2 If you do not show effective communication then the person/people you are communicating with may not understand what you are trying to communicate to them. They may also misunderstand what you mean and give you an invalid response. 1.3 It is important to observe an individuals reactions so you are aware they understand what is being communicated to them.