It is good to have effective communication within the adult social care setting as communication is used every day. It is used to encourage our services users to perform tasks, either verbally or physically. It is used to document what has been done ready for the next worker to take over. It allows us to work as a team. It allows us to provide a good service to the best of our ability. If any of these are not done it could result in neglect, abuse or lack of documentation.
Also, communication is very important because it is through effective communication skills that social workers are able to gather information about service users, undertake assessments, interviews, engaged in problem solving and decision making (Trevithick, 2012). I was able to communicate with Peter in an anti-oppressive manner and make him feel relaxed and at ease to open up and talk to
Observation: Jace Communication Toddler Lab: Jace uses very few words to communicate and mostly communicates through crying and whining. He will also pull on adults in order to show them what he wants. While in the toddler lab, he would grab hold of the aids hand and put it on the door handle. Jace would not turn his head or respond when people talked to him. In preschool lab, the aids asked him to clean up and he did not look at her.
I wish to pursue my career in the care profession, due to previous experiences looking after elderly people. Over the years my desire to continue working in the care sector has grown, along with the experiences gained throughout my previous studies. My interest in working with and around new people, has lead me on to completing a Health and Social Care short course, where I gained valuable knowledge on how to look after elderly and the disabled people. My role demands high levels of communication skills as it involves working with other agencies such as doctors, nutritionists, social workers, therapists, day center staff and police.
My placement was held in a community home that caters for individuals with intellectual disability, challenging behaviour, down syndrome, cerebral palsy and mental health issues. The environment consists of five full-time residents; four of which are female and one male. My role as a social care practitioner was to shadow the staff from the organisation with the aim of gaining new skills and to develop knowledge and understanding of my potential role as a social care worker (The Institute of Technology Tralee 2013). Two clients and I were present in the room in which the incident occurred.
Communication 8 focuses on group communication regardless of whether it is a large or small group. It should help us understand what really is communication and how it should be used properly. Overall we will be able to solve problems, deliberate and reach decisions as a group. As a group we will come together to complete any material that has to be done properly. I believe that I will learn how to solve problems, learn what it takes to communicate with others, and be able to better understand others.
1.2Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult social care setting Positive communication within an organisation
As I have previously mentioned, communication forms the basis of all relationships. Even the very first exchanges of communication between people can determine whether meaningful and trusting relationships will be created or if potential conflicts may rise. It is vital that during any type of communication that respect for the individual(s) is always demonstrated, and this is a standard which is expected. The general social care council's code of practise states that ' communication should always be conducted in an appropriate, open, accurate, and straight forward way.
To be human is to communicate, this is an essential human need. As human we require interactions between our species to foster relationship and to gain a greater understanding of individual wants and needs. Within this paper the author will apply relevant theories of communications to social care setting, the author will also explore communication skills within a health and social care context, look closely at methods in dealing with inappropriate interpersonal communication, analyse the use of strategies which aid users with specific communication needs, furthermore the author with explore the influence communication has on values and culture, look at legislations which under pins the communication process within health and social care sectors,
Effective communication is important in developing relationships with children, young people and adults as it helps us to understand the other person, to form a relationship with trust and to air out any differences that we may have. It also helps us to have a clear understanding of each other. Effective communication will help to make people feel valued and shows that what they have to say is important. Question: Question 2
I would like to keep you all informed about a phone conversation that I had yesterday with Mr Turknington. He called me to let us know that his family had yesterday a meeting with DHS-CW. He said that the meeting went smoothly and he was respectful. In our conversation, I strongly suggested to work with DHS CW workers and supervisor, following DHS CW plan and be respectful in meetings.
In society today, communication classes are highly over looked because of our new developing technology. People don’t realize how much a communication class could benefit them. We have lost sight of verbal communication skills. This class has taught me to put my phone down and communicate with others. It has opened my eyes to the real world without technology.
(Peek et al., 2015). Communication can include both verbal and non-verbal forms and includes the ability to connect with and understand a persons state of mind and emotions. As proven in a systematic review, good communication proves lower level of patient frustration and higher levels of contentment. (O 'Keeffe et al., 2015). A patient can become annoyed if they have
POWERFUL COMMUNICATION Communication is a transaction between two or more people which involves a sender, a message, a channel and a recipient. Every element of the communication transaction has an effect on what is being communicated and the flow of communication; the sender’s tone, the wording of the message, the selection of the channel and the recipient's understanding. This leads me to say that communication is much more than a transaction that involves a sender, message, channel and recipient. There are so many non-tangible elements of communication and this is what is called the psychology of communication.
Madhuri Suresh COM 101 Online Application Assignment 1 Bringing across an idea or opinion to another person, is no simple task. It is a challenge with no assurance that the recipient will understand your views as you intended. This challenge is predominant with strangers or acquaintances who do not have background information about the character or nature of the person they are talking to. Unfortunately, close relationships with someone regardless of partner, parent or friend are no exception to the risk of miscommunication.