Principles of Communication in Adult Care Setting

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PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNICATION IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS 1. UNDERSTAND WHY EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IS IMPORTANT IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS 1.1 IDENTIFY THE DIFFERENT REASONS PEOPLE COMMUNICATE. communication is about giving and receiving messages, there are lots of reasons we communicate, it could be to express of feelings or giving and requesting information, it could be to express a need or want, we also communicate to build relationships, to help or support, we also communicate to let people know are mood or are problems. What we have to consider is that communication is not just about verbal interpretation. 1.2 EXPLAIN HOW COMMUNICATION AFFECTS RELATIONSHIPS IN AN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTING When we look at communication in social care and what it affects, we probably need to look in 2 areas. The first is the people we support and the communication we share with them, if we consider are job role it is vital communication is clear and made simple on many occasions because this can help establish trust and confidence from those we support, it helps individuals understand what is happening and their need to be understood. The second area is those we work with, using effective communication is important so that continual needs are supported and that we keep a clear idea of what has happened and what we need to do. The passing of information can only be done through communication. We keep a recorded trail of communication in many areas of social care, but even the communication that is not recorded is vital to be clear and understood. 2. UNDERSTAND HOW TO MEET THE COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE NEEDS, WISHES AND PREFERENCES OF AN INDIVIDUAL. 2.1 COMPARE WAYS TO ESTABLISH THE COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE NEEDS, WISHES AND PREFERENCES OF AN INDIVIDUAL. To be able to establish any communication with an individual we need to look at how each person is able
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