So that they don’t have to worry about managing to go out. Steps that could be taken to overcome disabling attitudes and beliefs could be that we need to encourage the person with sensory loss to use the skills they have to try and do some of things they enjoy doing, even if they need a little help. They need access to the right information so that they can get the support they need to live as independently as possible. There are some things you can do to make it easier to communicate with some who has sight loss. Standing face to face with the person and speak clearly, not shouting.
We have many reasons of communicating with each other, and these are to express ourselves as well as to pass on information and knowledge. Effective communication involves verbal and non-verbal interaction. P1 Both of these communication methods can be expressed through skills such as: * Tone and volume of voice * Body language- Posture * Facial expressions * The use of touch * Clarifying * Questioning This involves the way our tone interprets what you say and what influence it has on the receiver. Depending on what we say, we should know 'how' to say it. For example, if you talk very slow and in a low voice, people may consider you to be shy, embarrassed, not confident and unsure.
With good communication it is less likely to be any mistakes made, if a mistake was made it should be able to be identified and discussed through good communication. 2.2 Promoting effective communication, the factors to consider are the individuals, and there preferred method of communicating. Verbal communication you would need the correct tone, pitch, does the individual need to be spoken to loudly slowly and clearly, or they could prefer quite softly and perhaps on their own. Correct eye contact is a factor to consider when communicating with anyone, staff or individuals. 3.1 People from different backgrounds, for example a some culture’s would find eye contact rude and unacceptable, some people from different backgrounds may use slang words for example, calling people babes, me duck, or may ask if they want the loo, some people may not understand what that means which could cause distress and a misunderstanding.
2.1 - When getting to know an individual, it is important to know how they like to be addressed such as some people called James likes to be called Jim but there are others who like to be called something completely different. It’s also a good start to know if they speak the same language, if there is a language barrier, there is different methods to overcome this. When the barriers are down and communication is well established, wishes and preferences of an individual are easier to identify and put into place. By using good communication skills, it makes it a bit simpler to support an individual to make informed choices about how they are cared for and supported. This will make them feel respected, valued and in control of what happens to them.
Light sufficient: light sufficient environment helps in communicating with disable people such as hearing impaired person, this would allow them to see and understand what the career is trying to communicate across to the client and in a case of sign demonstration it will help to create visibility for the client. Noises: a noisy background is a factor of distraction therefore hindering the possibility in establishing good communication. Quiet environment: help promote effective
Q3) There are a number of factors which can contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to these types of abuse, including, no or little family contact, their personal communication skills and their past experiences. If the client has learning disabilities or any other for that matter, this can also make them vulnerable as they may have communication problems and may not understand what is going on around them. This may cause them to not know
There may be cultural or religious barriers. When someone is emotionally distressed or stressed it may be difficult for them to think clearly and process information clearly. There may be health issues if you are in pain or very ill it would be difficult to concentrate on what is being said. There may be environmental problems such as a noisy environment making it difficult to hear or poor lighting making it difficult to
Good communication and understanding of your s/u and offering appropriate feedback, they may have a hearing problem and may not get the whole conversation, making sure that there is not any other noise going on in the back ground so that you are clearly understood by either body language, attitude and signs. You can get help with translation services, advocacy service for s/u who are unable to speak for
It can put the person at risk from illness or harm and potential danger. However some people may choose to live in a certain way and if it is their informed decision to do so, then they should retain their right to do this. You can inform and advise but you cannot take away their choice of lifestyle. If someone has mental or physical illness and is neglecting themselves, then they need to be and should be helped and protected. There are many reasons for self neglect for example, a person with a deteriorating mental or physical illness may not have the capacity to care for themselves.
Not being able to express their feelings, needs and not being understood can make the service user frightened and distressed as well as a strong possibility of confusion and misunderstanding. In such cases a professional interpreter is needed. It is tempting to use a family member but the service user may not want family members involved in personal discussions about health or care issues.in addition their ability to interpret may not be as good as a professional interpreter’s and misunderstandings can easily