Health And Social Care Level 3 Unit 3 P1 Communication

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In this part of the booklet I will talk about the different contexts of communication, for example one to one and groups. I will then give an example of this type of communication in a health and social care setting. One to one communication- One to one is a 3 stage process; Greeting- be friendly and create a positive atmosphere Talking- once there is a good feeling you can begin to talk Finishing the conversation- wind down, leave the conversation with the right kind of emotion An example of where this would be used in a health and social care setting is in a hospital, as you may want to check on a patient and see how their doing. Group communication- Group communication is only effective if people want to be involved as sometimes people feel…show more content…
A hand shake indicates that you have been introduced and can now come closer, but with strangers you would keep them an arm’s length apart, it could come across as dominating or aggressive if a care worker enters someone’s personal space. Communication and language needs and preferences British sign language This is a language in its own right it is not just a signed version of spoken English. The British deaf association explained that this is the preferred language of many deaf people in the UK. It was recognised as an official British language in 2003. Makaton This is a developing language that uses speech signs and symbols to help people that have learning difficulties communicate. People who communicate this way may speak a word, body language, or use their hands to perform a sign of the word they are trying to say. There is a large range of symbols used in makaton. Braille Braille is a form of written communication based on touch for people who bad vision. This was first published by Louis Braille in 1892 who was 20 years of age and blind. This is now widely

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