Nvq3 Unit1 Essay

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Health and Social Care Assignment UNIT 1 - PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNICATION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW In this assignment, you will complete tasks to demonstrate your knowledge of the importance of effective communication in adult social care settings, and ways to overcome barriers to meet individual needs, wishes and preferences in communication. You will also address the principles and practices relating to confidentiality. TASKS There are two tasks to this assignment. TASK 1 2 TASK 1 1. Identify four different reasons why people communicate. EVIDENCE Short answer questions Case study OUTCOMES 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 *To establish the individual needs of the client. *To promote social interaction. *To pass important information between clients and their families, nurses, care staff and other health care professionals. *To build a good relationship between the clients and carers. 2. Explain how effective communication can affect relationships in an adult social care setting between: • Colleagues and other professionals Good communication between colleagues and other health care professionals ensures that a clients needs are being met consistently and the correct care is being given at all times. • Individuals using the service and their carers Good communication between carers and their clients is vital so that a carer can always give the client what they want and need to live as comfortably as possible day to day and so that any problems can be resolved quickly and without any discomfort to the client. It also builds trust between the carers and the clients. 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
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