Unit 051 Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

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+Unit 051 Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings Outcome 1 Understand why effective communication is important in the work setting 051.1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate Communication is needed to build relationships and communicating so we can build a new relationship even by just saying hi. Then we need to maintain this old relationship each time we greet a carer when they come into the setting, by asking ‘how they are?’ ‘What have they done at the weekend?’ This will help gain a relationship by doing this we can also gain and share information with families, other professionals, children and workers with this information we gain and share will help us in…show more content…
Use of language is important, when talking to children you need to keep things simpler than if you were walking to an adult, however if you talking to an adult using very simple instructions this may be deemed as patronising, so it is important to choose your language carefully. The speed in which you talk is also key. When talking to children I tend to get down to their level and talk to them at a relatively slow speed, this way they are more likely to understand me more than if I was walking round above them talking as though I would talk to adults. Unit 051 Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings Outcome 3 Be able to overcome barriers to communication 051.3.1 Explain how people from different backgrounds may use and/or interpret communication methods in different ways Communication is all about sharing, what one person says isn’t always what the other person hears or interprets. Where people from the same backgrounds with similar experiences will see and hear things in a similar way, where as one person from a certain culture entertaining a visitor from another culture or country may say something which is totally misinterpreted from the visitor. This can be down to language barriers, slang/jargon etc, an example of this would be an English man saying in

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