Identify barriers to effective communication. Some barriers that could prevent effective communication would be slang, a foreign language, and health issues relating to communication, the speed you’re talking and the environment that you’re in. Explain how to access extra support or services to enable individual to communicate effectively. To gain extra support we could ask the persons close family and friends their preferred ways of communicating, a specialist nurse, support groups and interpreting and translation services.
Unit 4222-208 Contribute to health and safety in health and social care Outcome 1 1. Identify legislation relating to general health and safety in a health or social care work setting. * Manual handling * Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 * Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 * Fire Safety (Employees _ Capabilities) (England) Regulations 2010 * Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 2. Describe the main points of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer.
To tell your employer if something happens that may effect your ability to work. To inform your employer if you take medication that may make you drowsy and un safe to operate machinery and equipment. B Health and safety responsibilities of your manager or employer include making the work place safe. Preventing risks to health. Ensure that machinery is safe to use and safe working policies are set up and
When looking at coping with change it is not possible to ignore some of the events which change our development, life events which cause significant change are called transitions (Jeffery, J in Aldridge, S & Rigby, S 2004). If these transitions are not prepared for, they can cause emotional difficulties or even physical illness. Counselling skills can be very effective at this stage as the helper needs to work out how to make the adjustment to these changes more satisfactory for the client, to lower the emotional distress. The counsellor has to first establish what kind of transition the client may be going through; Scholssberg (1989) in Aldridge, S & Rigby, S (2004) identified 4 different kinds of transitions: Anticipated, Unanticipated, Non-event transitions and chronic hassle transitions. Unanticipated transitions are unplanned and can be projected as a crisis; this was personally experienced when my parents got divorced.
Facilitate person centred assessment, planning, implementation and review Outcome 1 Understand the principles of person centred assessment and care planning The learner can: 1. explain the importance of a holistic approach to assessment and planning of care or support Holistic assessment and planning is the key in developing personalised services.The holistic assessment process allows to talk about a wide range of domains in a person’s life, establishing a deeper understanding of their needs and issues before developing a care plan. The holistic approaches to client care consider and incorporate all aspects of the client’s life, include the following: physiological, psychological, sociocultural and developmental factors affecting the client. 2. describe ways of supporting the individual to lead the assessment and planning process Person Centred Planning is an ongoing process. If it is to be effective it must result in real change for people. The purpose of person centred planning is to enable people to live the lives they want in their communities.
The accident books are reviewed by my management team, and will help to prevent future accidents occurring. It is social worker responsibility to ensure safety is maintained in the workplace. We have the responsibility to ensure chemicals are stored securely, and used in compliance with their recommendations. We should store, prepare, and dispose of food stuffs, in line with the training I have received. If First Aid treatment is needed, social workers should alert the registered First Aid Person within workplace, which is trained to provide first aid.
Of the skills you have, why are they needed to be a health professional? Personal qualities The list below is of some of the skills and qualities that the admissions tutors will be looking for in an application. Remember, it is no good just listing the skills you have, you need to tell us how you developed them and why they are needed to be a successful operating department practitioner (ODP). * Communication skills * Ability to empathise with others * Problem solving and use of
Case Study 1 You are a senior social care worker and have been asked to mentor a colleague who is finding it difficult to understand the importance of obtaining consent from individuals receiving a service. Describe the different factors that might affect an individual’s ability to express their view: You have think about different things such as their mental capacity, whether they are able to express their view, if they need an advocate to help them make the choice. Maybe look at if they have already made their needs and wishes by having it written in a consent form or in a will. Think about how the person is, so maybe there are unwell and not able to decide or they could unconscious. Think about how the person is feeling, they could be frightened to speak out or they may not have been asked or talked about
Make sure you listen effectively and the use of body language is also important. 3.4 Sometimes you may need to get more specialist advice because an individual’s communication is too complex to deal with alone. Such as a speak and language therapist, sign language training. Where there is a language issue then you may need to get an interpreter.
We find out through communication with that person. If you are communicating with someone, you are their interacting partners. Communication is the basis of person-centred planning. This booklet tells you about some of the key things to think about if you are communicating with someone with learning disabilities. • Think about people: the person at the centre and your own response • Think about the ways information is presented and shared • Think about the effects of the environment • Think about the ongoing process of making choices.