• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Communication. In care setting all forms of communication are used whether its face to face of on the telephone, it could also be through computer by sending or receiving emails or you could use writing as a form of communication or other special metho

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

1 The importance of communication People interact and communicate with one another on a regular basis and there are a number of different ways to do this for example oral, written computerised and other special communications like sign language. In care setting all forms of communication are used whether it's face to face of on the telephone, it could also be through computer by sending or receiving emails or you could use writing as a form of communication or other special methods such as sign language or Braille. Types of communication There is a variety of different ways that can be used while communicating with others; these depend on the method of communication used like verbal communication e.g. speaking and listening, this is one the most common type of communication and the majority of people are likely to use oral communication, there is also electronic communication e.g. ...read more.

Middle

while enrolling a child at a playgroup, nursery school or childminder to make sure that the parents/carer's name, address and contact number are accurate. One of the main purposes for oral communication is exchanging ideas, experiences and thoughts etc e.g. at a day care centre when a group of older people are talking about present or past experience as well as sharing current news items. Giving and obtaining information is important because the content must be accurate. If incorrect 'facts' are given, the person who requires the information will be misinformed and this could lead to serious consequences. At a day care centre when groups of older people are talking about their present and past experiences and sharing current news items, the purpose of this communication is to exchange ideas. When talking to people, non-verbal signals, such as gestures or smiles, as well as speech, are often used. ...read more.

Conclusion

Some of the other advantages of oral communication can be that its: - Fast - useful for obtaining information - Based on two-way communication and therefore promote an understanding of the real information need(s) and the communication of relevant information. - Flexible - Simply and facilitate the transmission of information between two people working in different subject areas - Easy and pleasant to use However there are some disadvantages as you will need an active listener, the information may be hard to store and retrieve and can have difficulty in finding words to correctly convey meaning in a short period of time. The listener may find it easier to visualise the flow of information or may simply be find it easier to organise information through writing. Other disadvantages for oral communication: - Its not open to everyone - Can lead to misconceptions because information is sometimes incomplete (lack of details) - Difficult to maintain and therefore unstable - Can also lead to mis-belief/mistakes http://smucomm101t1.wetpaint.com/page/Disadvantages+of+Oral+Communication (14.11.09) ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    barriers to communication

    4 star(s)

    In order for this to happen I would need to make a member of the management aware of the abuse taking place and they will investigate it and see if its serious and if so they will contact social services and they will also record marks of physical abuse and

  2. Marked by a teacher

    types of communication in care setting

    4 star(s)

    The two types of communication are formal and informal. It is an effective ways of communication as the record has been made. In health care setting, it is an important to keep record of the medicine that they are taking or they took, health reports etc.

  1. Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

    Television and Radio are visual and sound systems to communicate information. They come under recorded information as a type of interpersonal communication that enables the re-experience of messages from the past. Other examples are CDs, videos, tapes etc. Different types of interactions in Oakwood School can be: People involved Language

  2. Evalaution of communication skills. I will be taking part in two different role ...

    * I didn't make use of mixed messages during my discussion meaning encouraging any of my carers in a negative undertone way, saying things like "You have so much potential", when actually meaning to say "You're nothing". * Paid full attention to what my clients and carers had to say

  1. Health and Social Care Communication. Examples from work with a service user with ...

    Another good thing about double doors is that a service user may be very overweight and struggles to get in and out of a single door ? this saves all embarrassment for that service user.

  2. AS Health & Social Care Communication. Example from a playschool setting.

    It can be printed and hand delivered or posted and it can also be emailed via the internet. Computerised communication is used for many things including quick referrals and making sure the correct information is sent to someone quickly. Computerised communication is quick, you can think about what you are

  1. Unit 2 Communication in Health and Social Care. Examples from a Day Nursery.

    Promoting effective communication-health care professionals should communicate effectively to make the service users feel valued. They should effectively communicate through verbal and non verbal communication. Effective communication can be effected by a number of barriers which can be solved. In setting like counselling and my workplace the health care professionals

  2. Types of communication including factors that support and inhibit communication within a care setting ...

    They tell the class to discuss their ideas of how to solve it before feeding back to the class. This helps the clients learn how to share ideas and implement them into their own. Exchanging ideas between a service provider and user helps a service user feel empowered to give

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work