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.
Identify barrier to communication. Sometimes you will find you are unable to communicate effectively in the work place for a number of reasons. Knowing about different barriers you may come across will help to avoid difficulties and adapt your approach where necessary. Environmental factors –noise impairs listening and concentration. Poor lighting can prevent a person from noticing non-verbal communication and could reduce a hearing impaired person’s ability to lip read.
Effective communication affects all aspects of work as it is a way of developing personal relationships with service users and their families so you are able to meet their needs. It is important to develop positive relationships with work colleagues and other professionals, sharing information and having the information you need to be able to report on your work. This can only be achieved through effective communication. It is important to use different types of communication such as verbal, non verbal (body language, expression, signs, symbols or other visual aids) to clearly understand an individual’s needs and wishes. 1.3 Explain why it is important to observe an individual’s reactions when communicating with them.
These methods of communication can be useful for building vocabularies of individuals with limited speech. Other individuals may have a vast vocabulary, but due to rigid sets of interests may only use repetitive speech which means their communication can be out of context, making conversations difficult. 2. - Problems that individuals with an autistic spectrum condition may have in social interaction and relationships Due to the social difficulties linked with autism, individuals often find social interaction and the building of relationships very difficult. Individuals with autism often have difficulties reading non-verbal forms of communication, such as body language, and find it hard to relate to other people’s feelings and emotions, which can effect their responses to a social situation as they will appear out of context or inappropriate.
Unit 1 Identify the different reasons people communicate To express needs; to share ideas and information; to reassure; to express feelings; to build relationships; socialise; to ask questions; to share experiences People communicate in order to establish and maintain relationships with others, to give and receive information and instructions, to understand and be understood, to share opinions, knowledge, feelings, emotions, to give encouragement and show others they are valued. 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.
Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult social care setting (1.1.2) Good communication encourages participation, builds trust, promotes feelings of value and self worth and empowers individuality, creates equality and gives a shared understanding of each other’s needs, wishes and expectations. Good communication is important between staff and all involved in an individual’s care to ensure consistent delivery of the best level of care. Poor communication can lead to feelings of low self esteem, isolation, confusion, fear and frustration. It can also leave someone at an increased risk of abuse. 3.
Communication can make a person’s quality of life better, especially if they are in pain or distress, or to express feelings, wishes or desires. People communicate in order to establish and maintain relationships with others, to give and receive information and instructions, to understand and be understood, to share opinions, knowledge, feelings, and emotions, to give encouragement and show others they are valued. 1.2 Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult care setting: Good communication will enable me to build strong relationship based on trust. It is essential that the individuals I support trust me as I will be working closely with them sometimes providing personal care which can be a very intimate task. Effective communication can help promote and create a positive working environment.
1.2- Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in an adult social care setting: Effective communication can affect many aspects of work,effectively communicating can help build levels of trust,help recording and reporting incidents, aid participation and help with service provisions. 1.3-Explain why it is important to observe individuals reactions while communicating with them: When communicating with an individual it is key to pay attention to reactions that the person gives off. This is because it allows one to understand what that the individual is expressing and to help meet the individuals needs.It helps to also notice any changes in an individuals needs and to enable effective communication. Outcome 2- Understand how to meet the communication and language needs,wishes and preferences of an individual. 2.1- Explain why it is important to find out an individual's communication, language needs ,wishes and preferences: It is important to find out an individual’s needs,wishes,and preferences because it allows the person to enable effective communication while trying to understand what an individual is trying to express.
ü So the service user can understand what the carer is doing. Ø To socialise Ø To help Ø For reassurance ü So the service user knows why the carer is there. ü To motive ü Help the service user co-operate (protect independence) Ø Trust Ø For protection ü Like abuse ü Stop carers using dangerous practice ü To stop an accident occurring. 1.2 – Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings. Communication affects all aspects of working in adult social acre setting because it builds trust between the service user and carer; this also affects the confidence that the service user may have.
As a carer I would discuss the options and choices available to the individual to allow them an informed choice regards their care. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings. Communication in adult social care is key to the client being happy by having all of their needs met. With communication the client can say what they would like to eat, where they would like to go, and other day to day things we take for granted. We can also get to understand the client by having good