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.
Aii Explain how effective communication can affect relationships in an adult social care setting between: a) Colleagues and other professionals It is essential to have good communication between your colleagues and any other professions involved in the care of an individual. Tasks will be more successful with effective communication so you can discuss and gain information about the people you are caring for. With good communication between all those involved the individual is able to receive the best possible care. To develop within your role; effective communication is needed between your colleagues and managers so you are free to express what you think and how you feeling. b) Individuals using the service and their carers Effective communication is vital between carers and the residents.
Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People's Settings – Unit 1/HSC 031 1.1 Different reasons people communicate People use communication for differing reasons but ultimately communication relates to the sharing of information. Through communication people convey their thoughts/ideas, feelings/emotions e.t.c. Communication is essential within the health and social care setting. Staff need to communicate with clients in order to best assess their needs, then plan for and support around them. Staff need to communicate with one another in order that each is aware of the needs of the client group and contributes to providing continuity of care.
Communication between colleagues is essential, so that it ensures a continuity of care for the client, and all staff are aware of the current needs of the client. Communication is vital to make a persons quality of life better 1.2: Effective communication is the foundation if everything you do in your work and affects every aspect of your work and who you work with, The resident is the most important but liaison with the family and friends is crucial for personal information including colleagues. Communication is different depending on the person and the reason : ie a GP for medical reasons, a funeral director for there last wishes, a social worker to determine there needs. It is a two way process and the type of communication will vary depending on who you are communicating with and their age. The communication can be either verbal or non verbal.
When promoting effective communication you should ensure that you have all the information on how the individual prefers to communicate, and to be very aware of the environment, ensure there are no distractions, for you or the service user. Be sure you have enough time to listen as you do not want to appear to be rushing them as this may seem to them that you are not really interested in what they have to say, and this could affect their relationship with you and if they need to speak to someone they trust about an important issue they will have doubts about coming to you, which could
Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of the learners work. Within the care setting I communicate using: Communication books, Handover with Colleagues, staff message book, Staff meetings, meetings with my Line Manager Etc. Effective communication is important as it ensures that information is: clear, concise, accurate, non-judgmental, and informative. This reduces the possibility of mistakes being made, and ensuring appropriate care service delivery. It is important to work as a team with your colleagues, so that you all
UNIT 501 Use and develop systems that promote communication 1 To be able to address the range of communication requirements in own role 1.2 Explain how to support effective communication within own job role Within the role of a manager you would assess the needs of the service user in communication and how their needs are meet within the care setting. Before the support can be given you will need to assess their personal needs and preferences are taken into account. A service user’s assessment would be done when they come in to the care setting to give the team the idea of the service user basic communication needs and how they are met, and through time and careful observation a much more detailed care plan would be developed and put in place. They may be key people whom are a part of the service user life who would be able to give information or assess information of the communication’s needs and how these are meet: * Family * Friends * GP * Speech therapist * Care staff * Therapist Good communication can make a big difference with the service user and the way they are cared for. It also allows you to: * Work with different age groups and back grounds.
This is because the service users need to be able to communicate well with the carers. Interpersonal communication skills are oral, written and nonverbal methods. However interpersonal communication is usually face-to-face communication which could involve different numbers of participants which could even be in a small space like a consulting room where the service users and family members may have to go to discuss issues with staff in the residential and nursing
Because if information was passed on to others this would lead to a breakdown in continuity of care information. You need a relationship with your manager and you need to communicate through supervisions and team meetings. 3. Compare ways to establish the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of an individual (2.2.1) A individual is someone requiring care and support ways to establish this would be to ask the individual, observe the person, look in the clients care plan to establish their needs, seeking information from family relatives people that know the client the best, and by seeking information from other care professionals e.g. district nurse.
Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult social care setting (1.1.2) When working in a care setting communication is very important. You are expected to communicate with clients, their families other members off staff and other professionals such as GPs and social workers. It is important to communicate effectively