Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs Essay

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UNIT HSC 3029: Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs Tutor’s Handbook 1|Page Acknowledgements Skills for Care is pleased to acknowledge the work of St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth and Venus Training & Consultancy in researching and writing these learning materials. In the course of developing these materials they have drawn on the resources available through the National End of Life Care Programme, Social Care Institute for Excellence, Help the Hospices, e-ELCA and others. Skills for Care wishes also to thank all those individuals and organisations that supported the external consultation. All sources have been acknowledged and references have been cited at the point of contribution. This unit of learning has been developed and written by Paula Hine. BSc(Hons) PGCertEd,RGN Education and Development Manager St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth Edited by Jane Kellas Director Venus Training and Consultancy Limited Katherine Kelleher Director Aspira Consultancy Externally reviewed by Geraldine Clay. MSc; BA(Ed); RGN; RHV; RNT 2|Page Table of Contents Section Content Page Table of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria Section 1 Section 2 4 Introduction to the unit: Introduction to the unit and the activities What types of evidence are acceptable for each learning outcome 8 Activity 1 - Why Communication Matters (meets learning outcomes 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6) 17 Activity 2 – Location, Location, Location (meets learning outcomes 1.3, 3.1, 6.3) 24 Activity 3 – Case by Case (meets learning outcomes 2.1, 2.2, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4) 30 Activity 4 – Help I need somebody! (meets learning outcomes 2.1, 2.3, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2) 40 Activity 5 – How did I do? (meets learning outcomes 3.2, 3.2, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2) 45 Activity 6 – What’s in your communication Toolkit? (meets learning outcomes 2.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.3, 6.3) 49 Activity 7 – Observation and
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