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Computerised Communication. In health care setting and early years because the electronic forms of communication are well established it can be used for networking between one organisation and another.

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Computerised communication: - Computerised communication is using technology as a way of communicating with others e.g. emails. Emails can be both formal and informal depending on their purpose. An advantage of using computerised communication is that it provides a very quick way of interacting with another person of organisation as answer can be received in a matter of minutes rather than having to wait for several days. A disadvantage however could be that on some occasions, emails are lost and as a consequence the sender has to repeat the process. Care also has to be taken to ensure that are necessary before confident personal information can be exchanged. (Fisher et al 2006) Computers not only use written words but they can also be used to present information in graphics and sound. In health care setting and early years because the electronic forms of communication are well established it can be used for networking between one organisation and another. A GP surgery could use computer to send information about a patient to a consultant at a hospital or to send a prescription to a pharmacy, also employees in the same setting can be linked with others to share information. In all situations care must be taken to ensure that the requirements of the data protection act are followed when using a computer. ...read more.


in a health care setting the care worker 5 should put an ease by making some informal conversation or small talk like 'Hello how are you?' while in a formal discussion about the service user's treatment. The way that you are sitting can also affect the communication as the height of the chairs and table can influence the communication and sometimes it can enhance, other times the height can inhibit e.g. sitting on a sofa would be more effective way of communication than sitting on a chair and table. Some of the other things that can also inhibit oral communication are things like noise or space e.g. being too far or too near can reduce the communication level. The room being too noisy can also be another disadvantage to the communication because you won't be able to hear some of the things and also you will have to speak louder for the person to hear you Oral communication in a health care setting is the most effective and easiest way of getting the information across, effective communication it not just passing on information in mean involving or engaging the service user therefore it is important for the care worker to have a good relationship with the service user. The care workers will have to be aware that each individual will have their own way of interpreting massages. ...read more.


x rays can be send to the doctors and also the client if they want them. Factors for special methods Special methods of communication like Braille and Makaton are a sort or sign language used to communicate for those who are unable to speak or hear. Factors that support special communication are having someone that knows the same kind of language as you e.g. there is American Sign Language and English Sign Language are different, and not knowing the right sign language can inhibit the communication. Another factor that can inhibit the communication is if the person has no one around who uses sign language it would be harder for them to communicate with them and the only other way they would be able to communicate is through written communication. Being taught and learning how to use Braille or Makaton can support the communication e.g. if you have been learning sign language from an early age it would be a lot easier to use it and understand it. At a health care setting if the GP does not know Braille or Makaton the service user will not be able to explain what is wrong or what they need, they would need someone with them who can help explain to the GP what they are trying to say. All health care settings should have Braille or Makaton available for those who are unable to speak or have hearing difficulties because if they don't this would stop them from having access to any health care settings. ...read more.

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