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.
I organise all training within the home and have to ensure that staff are fully aware of courses they need to attend, when the courses are and when they have been confirmed on the course. I am able to do this by ‘advertising’ the course via posters and in the staff communication book, liaising with Head Office to book candidates via email and then notifying staff once confirmed. 1.1 Explain how you have supported effective communication within your own job role In my role I ensure that the residents preferred method of communication is being used at all times. A lot of our residents have reduced hearing and so I need to make sure that staff are addressing them in a suitable environment with limited distractions/interruptions. We also have several residents with a form of dementia which can make effective communication quite challenging, it is my responsibility to ensure that each residents care plan
Any contact we have with professional bodies is written in our incoming and outgoing monitor book; care plans are updated on a regular basis and implemented with any other suggestions from social workers, doctors, nurses etc. Communication is an essential part of the services users and the care we provide. Service users can be at risk if communication is not adhered to, they could deteriorate due to lack of communication or because the support worker is in a rush and is to busy to listen. Service user’s needs must always be met, communication is essential for the care to be carried out. We have senior meetings every month followed by staff meetings for all.
Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of the learners work. Within the care setting I communicate using: Communication books, Handover with Colleagues, staff message book, Staff meetings, meetings with my Line Manager Etc. 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 appropriate care service delivery. It is important to work as a team with your colleagues, so that you all
It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. All carers attend a hand over at the beginning of each shift and also complete communication books keeping other staff up-to-date with all current situations within the workplace. 1.2 On the job you need to communicate with people all the time. There is the service user and their family and friends, that are likely to be involved in their care. You also have to communicate with colleagues and other professionals such as doctors, nurses and pharmacists.
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. Carers usually have 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 workplace. People who have good communication skills are likely to have strong relationships with children, parents and other adults. Because relationships are influenced by the body language, facial expression and ways in which others listen and talk to you.
The media types of communication we used the group, effectively communicated through Join.Me, Linked-In, and Dropbox sharing information and files we need to complete our assignments. The timeframes were set using with the course syllabus, and we communicated to ensure everyone stayed focused and on course to complete individual and team assignments. Constant communication through our media choices helped the team effectively communicate what each personâ€™s responsibilities were, and we summarized our team responsibilities through several emails and our conference calls. We had a solid communication plan if anyone would miss the conference calls we would call or send that team member an update. Through all the media we used, we were able to file share and support all the team members towards successful completion of
When communicating with service users, families and outside agency’s I use a wide range of communication methods including total communication aids to collate as much information as possible so that I can prepare the best care package for the individual and so the support team have all the information they need. This helps me keep up a good standard of communication skills and methods within my job role, this also enables me to keep up good positive rapports and relationships whilst building a trust with each individual that I work with. All though I use a range of communication methods I find that the most useful
1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate In all care setting people who work with children and young people communicate every day , and all the time. First and foremost is the person are supporting and caring for . Their parents, families, carers, friends and visitors. We need to be able communication effectively with colleagues and managers , practitioners and different professionals such as: doctors, nurses, teachers and social workers, for a variety of different reasons. For example : To making and developing new relationships at work : the way, how we speak and comment, listen and watch, to a newcomer can make them feel welcome, as we take an interest and , when we smile to a child , a young person, and others.
Unit 501 Use and develop systems that promote communication 1.1- Review the range of groups and individuals whose communication needs must be addressed in own job role In my work setting I have to communicate with lots of different people. From carers, other senior carers, management, service users their families and friends also other health care professionals. Good effective written and verbal communication and being able to use a variety of techniques promotes strong working relationships this will promote good quality care for the service user. Within my job role it is important that I communicate in the correct way to ensure that the needs of the service user is is understood and met. Before a new service user moves in to the home, either myself or the manager would go to visit the potential new service user to do an assessment this could be in their home, hospital setting or another home.