Example | Strength | Weakness | Related Theory | Prevents confusion | Having an interpreter to communicate socially if the person is deaf or blind. | Not having an interpreter will make it so that they are unable to communicate socially, which will make them feel isolated and frustrated. | This can be related to Tuckman’s Theory of Group Interaction because the interpreter and blind or deaf person have to work as a team so that they can interact socially. | | Doctor explaining how a Patient should take their medicine. | If the patient has to take more than one type of medication at the same time; they will get confused if the Doctor hasn’t clearly explained how they should take it.
BTEC National Diploma Health Studies Unit 1 Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care Assignment 2 Introduction In this assignment I will be talking about the different factors which may influence communication and interpersonal interactions in different health care settings. I will also be explaining in more detail the strategies that can be used by professionals in health and social care settings, the strategies can help to overcome barriers. P3 In health and social care settings it may be hard to communicate with some patients/ clients as they may have certain illnesses, learning disorders or hearing difficulties. There are a lot of different factors that may influence communicating and interpersonal interactions. In a care home setting it may be hard to communicate with residents that have dementia, this is because they forget things, get upset and in the last stages of dementia, they can become violent.
• Individuals using the service and their carers bad communication towards the service users can make them feel on edge and not comfortable with the service they are using, on the other hand good communication with the service users and carers can build good relationships 1 Health and Social Care Assignment 3. Identify three ways of finding out the communication and language needs of an individual. For each method, describe how effective it is at establishing the needs of the individual. Method: look at the care plan How effective is this method? it is quiet
Care Plan and history- identify the particular illness or disability of the person and establish the support is needed to communicate Ask colleagues or key people-this people have experience in communicating and found ways to improve it. Aiv Describe three factors to consider when promoting effective communication. -Active listening -Voice tone -Body movement and posture Av Describe three verbal and three non-verbal communication methods and styles that a social care worker may use in an adult care setting. -Verbal: tone of voice, language, changes in voices -Non-verbal: body language,
Visual impairments can also be difficult in these situations and may affect a person’s ability to read body language, facial expressions and see gestures. Persons who have dual sensory loss will find it extremely difficult and be frustrated during day to day tasks. It can lead to loss of interests in activities and in some case may cause a person to have little or no contact with the world around them. It can have serious effects if a person misinterprets what they are being spoken to about by their family, friends and possibly medical professionals. Persons with hearing impairments would need to focus on reading lips and body language to uphold conversations just as people with visual impairments would rely on their hearing to be able to function effectively within society.
Understand how to reflect on practice in adult social care. 2. Understand the importance of feedback in improving own practice. 3. Understand how a personal development plan can contribute to own learning and development.
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.
But as the disease progresses it becomes more difficult as the language skills become impaired, which makes it very difficult to understand what they are trying to say. Positive communication can help a person with dementia to maintain their dignity and self esteem. 1.4) Describe how different forms of dementia may affect the way an individual communicates.. All forms of dementia can affect the way a person communicates, so in time they may have to find different ways of expressing themselves and their feelings. In the early stages of some forms of dementia people may have difficulty finding the right words they are looking for so as a carer you use Body language facial expressions, gestures, eye contact and tone of voice n the later stages of some forms of dementia the words could be lost completly. 2.0) Undertand the importance of positive interactions with individuals with dementia.
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.
Unit 1: Promote Communication in Health & Social Care 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate People communicate in order to convey their needs and express their feelings and concerns. This also allows for information, ideas and experiences to be shared, questions to be asked and is an important part of socialising and building relationships with others. 2. Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting Communication in the work setting can be between colleagues, clients and their families. It can be used to express the person’s needs and helps to develop trust and establish good relationships between care givers, clients and their families.