Health And Social Care Level 3 Unit 1 P1

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UNIT 1 – P1- Developing effective communication in Health and social care. Zenab Anwary UNIT 1 – P1- Developing effective communication in Health and social care. P1: Explain the role of effective communication and interpersonal interaction in a health and social care context In this assignment I will be discussing many different aspects such as verbal communication and non-verbal communication and giving examples of different types of verbal and non-verbal communications. I will also be discussing how it relates to health and social care and how the type of communication is used by individuals. What is communication? Communication is conveying information by speaking to another individual or group and expressing thoughts, feelings, intentions, attitudes,…show more content…
Every individual has their own style of speaking; some people have specific communication needs. Many people would need to employ interpreters if the individual uses a different language such as British sign language. Some carers learn to use this type of communication system to communicate with people who do not actually use words to communicate. Communicating with someone who has a hearing impairment it is important to make sure they can see your face properly and your facial expressions clearly as this allows them to understand you much better. Also speaking slowly allows them to lip read and they can try and figure out what is being said. It is always important o chose the right style of language in order to communicate with people from different language communities. For example as a care worker, they will need to be able to communicate with a person who does not communicate in fluent English or they may have hearing impairments or vision impairments. Reference: Level 3 Unit 4 Development through life stages. BTEC Level 3 Health and Social care BOOK 1. Date: Saturday 18th October 2014 Time: 10:17pm Formal
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