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Effective communication

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´╗┐Effective Communication One of this is one to one communication and this is only a conversation between two people expressing and giving information to each other. This type of communication is verbal as we speak or talk through our mouths and express ourselves by talking or speaking. This could also be a formal communication because one to one communication is use when you have a personal meeting to your supervisor or having an interview with organisations like hospitals or nursery. All care practitioners will be using one to one communication to communicate with their clients or patients. Touching is defined as a physical contact with someone or something; it expresses messages of support, compassionate and affection. ...read more.


If the pitch or volume is high or low it may give the impression of shouting or whispering, either of which may convey an inappropriate message. The speed of how fast or slow you are talking needs to ensure that it?s clear and easily understood. When speaking in a health and care setting such as a care home you must present the information in a clear and simple way especially when speaking to someone with a hearing impairment you must stand close to them so they could read your lips. When speaking, the language or the words used can affect the message being received by the service user. Dialect is the form of language spoken by people in a particular region or group. ...read more.


In a care home, you would have to be able to speak clearly so that the message is understood by the service user. Posture and body language is a good and effective way to send a message to someone without having to speak. The way you dress up also haves an impact on first impression you have on a person, when you are working in a health and social care. The way an individual sits or stands can reveal what he or she is feeling and communicated this very clearly to others. Hand gestures and arm movements can be used to convey a meaning, some people use their hands frequently when they are talking to illustrate or emphasise a point. Some gestures carry a particular meaning of their own, such as a thumps up sing meaning good or ok. ...read more.

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