Communication is an essential tool a carer can use to meet the needs of children. It is a basic requirement of my job role to communicate with individuals and their families, other members of staff on a daily basis. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of care. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. All carers complete communication books after seeking an individual, thereby keeping other staff informed and aware of current situations within the workplace.
Identify the different reasons why people communicate. People communicate for several reasons such as, for giving and receiving information, to develop new relationships with work colleagues, patients, etc. And to express their needs and preferences to make sure that they are met. Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting. By having good communication skills it will build good relationships in the work place.
Communication between work colleagues is essential, so that it ensures a continuity of care for the servise user, and all staff are aware of the current needs of the client. COMMUNICATION AFFECTS ALL ASPECTS OF OWN WORK how . Within the care setting I communicate using: Communication books, Handover with Colleagues, staff message book, Staff meeting,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 care service delivery. It is important to work as a team with your colleagues, so that you all work to achieve the same outcomes and targets.
They communicate to learn new things and develop learning. People also communicate to discuss a situation, negotiate or make a point. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of own work Communication is essential to all parts of work and is an essential skill for workers who want to do well in their setting. This communication can be between adults or children. Good communication will make carer's more efficient and will enable them to develop their role when working with elderly people with mental illness.
In a social work environment communication can be an essential tool in order to meet the needs of a vulnerable adult. It is a basic requirement in the social care role to communicate with the individuals you care for their families and also with other members of staff involved with their care on a daily basis. Communicating with the other staff members you work with shows team working and continuity of care. It also ensures health and safety issues are recognised and reported. One form of this communication is a verbal handover at the beginning and end of each shift, there is also the filling in of relevant communication books and care plans for each of the individuals you care for, this keeps others in the knowledge of the current situation in the work place with service users.
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. 1.2 How communication affects working relationships at work Communication in the workplace is essential to effective working both with colleagues and the client group. The use of good communication skills promotes better relationships with colleagues, clients and family members. Without good communication skills the staff member may have difficulty establishing a therapeutic relationship. This may lead to miscommunication and the client’s needs going unnoticed/unmet.
They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practise. 1.4 Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practise? Values, belief systems and experiences may affect my working practise because if I treat people differently or force my views and opinions on to people it can cause conflict. By listening and understanding other people’s values and beliefs I can understand them and their beliefs better and improve communication with them. 2.1 Explain how people may react and respond to receiving constructive feedback?
Communication affects relationships in many ways in the work setting. For example with colleagues, the manager or supervisors. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of care. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. All carers attend hand over at the beginning of each shift and also complete communication books after attending an individual, thereby keeping other staff informed and aware of current situations within the
Effective written and verbal communication and being able to use a variety of interpersonal techniques promotes strong working relationships and will promote good quality care. In my role it is important that communicate in the correct way to ensure that the needs of the service users are understood and dealt with correctly. On an initial assessment with the service user we discuss their needs and wishes to ensure they receive the right service especially made for them. I will continue to have regular meetings with them to establish their changing needs. My Manager, myself and all the care team have regular meetings to discuss all the service users and if any of their needs have changed and to be sure that everyone knows what is happening, if any changes have been made.
Communication is used between colleagues, the service users, line managers, GPs, families and agreed others who have an active role in the service users life. Communication is used on a daily basis via many different means. It is important for staff to communicate with one another to establish what possible health and safety issues are and that they are recognised and reported promptly and correctly, to stay up to date and have an understanding of the service users individual needs and provide continuity of care. It is also important to uphold and maintain professional relations between colleagues. When working in a care setting, it is hard to always communicate to the person you need to on that day or the next time they are perhaps on shift, this is why many settings have regular staff meetings, diaries and communication books.