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Unit 1 Affective communication

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´╗┐Unit 1 Affective communication Affective communication is how you communicate with someone or something either with or about affect. An example of affective communication is a crying child in need of his mother so the mother has to go and comfort the child as both of them are involve in affective communication. They are different kind of affective communication such as text messages using a mobile phone and also communicating using facial expression. Communicating with people is very important as it makes you understand each other more and know how each other?s feelings are. Affective communication is important in health and social care because it depends on the job you do but which ever job you still need to have good communication skills because people might not understand what are might be trying to tell them which will cause a miss understanding. ...read more.


is the best subject it is important to keep in track and not get distracted so that you will know what each other are saying so that you won?t get confused which can cause a misunderstanding. Informal communication is often used between friends who know each other so they don?t really speak proper English they speak what you call slang which is not perfect English. An example of this is when two friends that really know each other have a conversation with each other they won?t use proper English like ?what you up to? they would cut it short to ?wuu2?. Formal communication can be considered as communication efforts that are ?dressed up? to fit customary rules and ceremony For example, in a written letter, the formal communication style will demand that the layout of the piece of written communication follow a specific format that includes the date, header, and salutation, body of the letter, close and also signature. ...read more.


It is important that professionals use by providing information about services in a range of languages and formats so that it will be easier for those that don?t understand English properly and to make it even more easier they can also use facial expressions to ensure that the service users receive the best care. Interpersonal interaction Interpersonal interaction is an affect that two or more people may have upon one another. An example of this is if a patient in a hospital doesn?t know how to speak English and the carer of the patient didn?t know this the carer will first need to go to the head of the hospital to get more information about the patient that she will be looking after so that it doesn?t cause any misunderstanding anywhere. To enable that the carer makes sure that the patient understands what she says, she will be using pictures to try and speak to the patient. This might be used affectively in health and social care because http://www.markedbyteachers.com/gcse/health-and-social-care/ ...read more.

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