Specific needs such as physical difficulties can influence a person ability to communicate, always be sensitive to the specific needs of the individual so communication is encouraged from the start. You will need to modify your method of communication according to whom you are speaking to, what
REVIEW QUESTIONS – Chapter 8 1. What different components of a person's perceptual screens may distort communication? Perceptual screens are composed of the personal factors each person brings to interpersonal communication, such as age, gender, values, beliefs, past experiences, cultural influences, and individual needs. Perceptual screens are the windows through which people interact with each other. These screens can influence both the communicator and the receivers quality, accuracy and clarity of the message.
Outcome 1- understand why communication is important in an adult social care setting. 1.1- Identify different reasons why people communicate: There are many different reasons as to why people communicate. We communicate to express and share ideas on a topic,we communicate to show our feeling need and wishes and also our preferences. We have to also communicate to share and gain information while also getting to know one another. 1.2- Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in an adult social care setting: Effective communication can affect many aspects of work,effectively communicating can help build levels of trust,help recording and reporting incidents, aid participation and help with service provisions.
The process involves the shared understanding of the feelings, thoughts, wants, needs, and intentions of the communicators, which may not be openly expressed in words. (Cheesebro, O’Connor & Rios, 2010) Effective Communication For any communication to be effective, it is important to understand how the receiver is interpreting the message. Because both oral and demonstrative communications are more effective when positive and less effective when negative, it is important that the sender be aware of the way or manor in which he or she is communicating. In the case of nonverbal communication, the sender must be aware of body language, facial expressions, posture and the way in which they make eye contact. In turn, the sender should also observe the receiver to gage whether or not they are receiving the message, and whether the receiver’s
051.3.1. Explain how people from different backgrounds may use and/or interpret communication methods in different ways. Backgrounds are a person’s education, experience, and social/ economics circumstances. Experiences and understanding of the world, the words we use and how we use them is influenced by your culture. In this sense, communication is very dependent on backgrounds, such as all about our origins: geographic, religion, social, economic, education, etc.
Effective Communication By Nikia Walker CJA/304 Interpersonal Communications January 19, 2014 Derrick Horton From the minute we communication plays a vital role in our development. Communication skills are something that we are all born with, but we learn how to communicate our feelings and reactions differently depending on the situations we are faced with. There are two forms of communications, and they are verbal and non-verbal. Verbal communication is the conveying messages, ideas, or feelings through the use of mouth. According to Pritchett, verbal and nonverbal communication have to do with tone of voice, facial expressions, posture, and general demeanor broadcast messages to those with whom they interact.
UNDERSTAND HOW TO REFLECT ON PRACTICE ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS. 1.1 EXPLAIN WHAT REFLECT REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IS. The principles surrounding reflective practice are that it is a practice that allows us to reflect on our knowledge, ideas, experience and values that impact on our actions, it is a process where we can stand back and take time to think about a meaning given to a situation or set of circumstances in a particular time and place in relation to our self, others and a wider context. This approach offers a structure that enables multiple ideas from a variety of sources that are available. While in the work place I often experience many challenges, by taking a step back and evaluating the situation, my actions and experience I can make informed choices that can help me to perform in a caring productive way.
What we say, how we say it and what we do, conveys many things to those we dealing with, both consciously and subconsciously. People communicate with us because they have something they want us to know or something they want us to provide for them, either information or something physical to meet their needs. We communicate to share information and ideas. It is important to remember that that everyone is different and that we think and communicate in different ways and that the people we support will generally communicate because they are motivated by what they need. These needs are not always physical needs, such as food or wanting to go to the toilet, but also less tangible needs such as the need to be respected.
Therefore if/when their behaviour/reactions change or differ from the norm you will be able to notice straight away and explore what or whether there is a problem that needs addressing. Aiv: Explain why it is important to find out about an individual’s: A: Communication and language needs: It is important to remember that not everybody communicates in the same way and also you need to make sure you are able to communicate effectively with the individual’s you support in the best way for them. First you must recognise that each individual is unique; therefore there will be differences and influencing factors in the way each person communicates. Influencing factors that may affect the way an individual communicates are: Cultural differences Acknowledging and responding to the cultural aspects of an individual’s identity and care needs are likely to enhance communication. By finding out about a person’s cultural background will give you an insight as to the best way to communicate with them.
Be able to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals. 3.1 Identify barriers to effective communication. Effective communication can only be achieved if the parties involved have an understanding of the information being conveyed, not only that but also an understanding of subject and reasoning. Things that could impede this process could be cognitive impairment; sensory deprivation and disability; medication; external influences e.g. audience, noise, lighting; the service user’s disposition and also the support workers if communicated ineffectively; the use of jargon and language and cultural differences.