Communication Is The Act Transporting A Message Between A Group Of People

1241 WordsMay 15, 20175 Pages
What is communication? • Communication is the act transporting a message between a group of people. There are many different ways of communication such as;  Group communication  One to one  Informal  Formal  Etc. • This is important in all ‘Health and Social care’ and ‘early years’ settings, such as; Preschools, Care homes, Nurseries, Hospitals, Ambulance services, Fire services, and many more. We use it via speech (verbal communication), messaging, notes (written), and such as. This is used in a group of people or when one to one, such as in a preschool classroom, and when a doctor is speaking with their patient on their medical information. There are many types of communication and almost all affected is by your tone, clarity,…show more content…
An example of this in health and social care is a doctor speaking to his patient. He needs to be calm with and peaceful, with clear meaning so as to not worry and stress the service user with clear information and explanations. They need to make sure the patient understands what the doctor is sharing with them, and to answer any questions or assure any uncertainties they have about the situation. Another example is a teacher talking to an early year’s child, they need to be clear and confident with the message they are carrying across, with clear and simple instructions for the children to follow. They need to sound engaging and exciting to keep the child’s interest, and strict where needed with limits so as to teach the children how to behave, and to show them what is right and what is wrong. Non-verbal communication: Non-verbal communication is communicating without the use of speech and your voice, and this can come in the forms of gestures, body language, sign language, facial expressions, touch or contact, signs, symbols, picture, objects, and various other visual aids. etc. Non-verbal communication addresses the messages we share to express our thoughts and opinions without the use of speech. This is a casual and almost effortless way of communication for those capable of movement and sight, for it is easy to wave someone over or to wave hello. It is quite common in every day
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