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Principles of communication in adult social care settings.

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  • Essay length: 530 words
  • Submitted: 27/04/2012
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Sam Morran
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This is an adequate essay but it is missing some of the fundamentals that should be discussed in communication - such as verbal and non-verbal.

It is a little mixed up and would benefit from a little more research into types of communication beyond just that required to overcome barriers.

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Marked by teacher Sam Morran 08/01/2013

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Principles of communication in adult social care settings.

People communicate to show someone how they feel, to share their ideas to tell someone what they need, to ask a question and to socialise with other people. Communication is very important in a care setting because it builds relationships with the carers and the other residents. Communication helps to know how people are feeling, what they want to do and prevents misunderstandings with their care. Working in the care environment you get used to observing people's reactions like the change of pitch when they talk this is important as this could mean they are angry or stressed out. The body language can alter as well; facial expressions or no eye contact can mean they are unhappy or angry with someone. If these changes are recognised then the situation can be dealt with.

Each individual has their own way of communicating like using their own mother tongue, their own cultural beliefs. Their own way of communicating because they can't talk or hear properly or their own physical difficulties sometimes their age or gender plays a part. We need to know all about these things so we can

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MbT essay summary

This is an adequate essay but it is missing some of the fundamentals that should be discussed in communication - such as verbal and non-verbal.

It is a little mixed up and would benefit from a little more research into types of communication beyond just that required to overcome barriers.

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Marked by teacher Sam Morran 08/01/2013

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