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Explain how people from different backgrounds may use and/or interpret communication methods in different ways.

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  • Essay length: 403 words
  • Submitted: 06/09/2012
  • Awarding body: OCR (for A-levels)
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GCSE Health and Social Care

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UNIT SHC 31 PROMOTE COMMUNICATION IN HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDRENâS AND YOUNG PEOPLEâS SETTINGS

OUTCOME 3 Overcome Barriers to communicate.

1.1 Explain how people from different backgrounds may use and/or interpret communication methods in different ways.

People from different backgrounds may use/or interpret communication methods in different ways by expressing how they feel, for example Italians are traditionally very verbal when they use speech they use their hands to gesture to make their points.

Indian people are quiet and reverent they donât use gestures like Italians.

People who suffer from Dementia also suffer with communication methods good clear communication skills are essential because confusion has profound effects on a sufferers ability to communicate.

Common communication problems include Dysphasia this can be receptive which is an ability to produce speech.

Confidence also effects how people from different backgrounds communicate for example one individual might be quite and reserved and another can be enthusiastic and bubbly, this will affect the way each communicates and responds to communication.

Confidence can be knocked down in seconds by a thoughtless or unkind response.

Its very important to remember the importance of non-verbal communication in

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