The negative effect of having an attitude would probably be shutting down, not wanting to accomplish anything that needs to be done. Having a negative attitude can result into possibly losing friends everyone not wanting anything to do with you but then again there are various results into having a negative attitude but in the end it doesn’t get you anywhere. Positive attitude can actually take you places it gives you motivation and it also gives you opportunities to do better things in the
Unit 1: Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings. 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate. People communicate to express any feelings or needs and to share information and ideas. Questions can be asked and problems can be solved through communication. Communicating can also build bonds and relationships between people, for example if a service user is feeling lonely and they're trying to communicate with you and you don't show any interest or patience they become resentful and will refrain from communicating with you in the future which could effect your knowledge of their needs and feelings.
The belief in the caregiver will encourage the patient follow the plan of care benefiting both patient and caregiver. If the caregiver or patient is perceived in a negative perspective, patient or caregiver, healthcare communication fails creating a negative effect on caregiver and patient. Healthcare communication can happen in different forms and can be as simple as a person’s posture or facial expression. A negative attitude shown by a caregiver can make a patient feel inadequate in the situation and unable to participate in his or her care. A negative attitude of a patient can create doubt in the caregiver that the patient has a desire or even know how to participate in his or her care.
How communication is so important in a health and social care environment Communication is vital when working in a health and social care environment, verbally or non- verbally. It is needed so that the carer (nurse, social worker) can give the best possible support or help to the patient. Good communication skills can gain positive relationships and also put the patient at ease as they will feel they can start to trust you which help them to relax and communicate back with you. This can then help to get a bigger picture of the patient's background and enable you to understand their needs. Sometimes it may not be as simple as just talking to a patient, it maybe there deaf or blind, if this was to be the case it is very important for to you finds the right way to communicate with them, for simple reasons such as an emergency.
There are many steps to take in order to improve communication skills in nursing such as honesty, availability and responsiveness. The first step towards effective communication in nursing is honesty. As nurses, we may often find ourselves making promises that we can’t keep. This could be anything along the lines of, “I’ll be back in 2 minutes” or “The doctor will be with you shortly.” Although we may have good intentions, and we may often forget the promises we make, our patients are relying on us to be honest and follow through with these promises. It is important not to make promises we cannot keep.
When a patient or doctor gives a medical assistant information, the medical assistant should repeat it back to them to make sure that the information they have is correct. A medical assistant would not want to get the patients information incorrect and messed up. Miscommunication and poor listening skills can jeopardize the health and well-being of a patient. As I stated before about getting the patients information incorrect, could have them misdiagnosed. That could be a lawsuit waiting to happen.
As a carer I am aware that I need to be able to understand the ways in which I can make it easier to communicate with someone who has dementia. It will become difficult for a person to tell you if they are in pain, if they are frightened or upset, so by using other factors such as body language, eye contact, gestures, facial expressions, I am able to determine these things and then I can communicate back to the individual calmly and slowly, in a manner that is appropriate to them. 1.3 Describe how to support different communication abilities and needs of an individual with dementia who has a sensory