How To Reduce Barriers To Communication

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1.1. Identify different reasons why people communicate People communicate so that all relevant information or choices are understood and everyone involved knows what is required or wanted. This may be by various means depending on a situation. People who suffer with hearing difficulties may find communication easier if information is written down. People with sight loss will find verbal communication easier. There are so many methods of communication eg. telephone, text, letter, sign language, email, body language, drawings and diagrams. 1.2. Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings. Communication is effective in care work so that all members of staff can see what care has been provided and what…show more content…
telephone, text, email, newspaper, media, TV, letter, gestures, facial expressions, body language, reading and writing,maps, charts and diagrams. 3.1. Identify barriers to communication. Barriers to communication are if people have learning difficulties, hearing or sight loss. Noise is also barrier as people find it hard to hear what is being said to them. language is also a barrier as some people may not understand your accent or may even speak a different language to you. 3.2. Describe ways to reduce barriers to communication. Go somewhere quiet, turn off tvs or music if possible so people can hear you correctly and concerntrate with no distrations. Use drawings, maps and write things down. describe things in a way that can be understood e.g by shape and colour Avoid using jargon. 3.3 Describe ways to check that communication has been understood. You can check that communication has been understood by peoples body language and facial expresiions. By feedback, questionaires, and having the information relayed back to you and by asking questions. 3.4 Identify sources of information and support or services to enable more effective
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