Name: Marie-Rose Kerbie Cadeus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
ID Number: 1346984
BTEC Health & Social Care Level 3
Unit 1: Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
South Thames College
Centre Number: 11058
Tutor: Jodie Wallace  

In this given assignment I will be giving an explanation on factors that may influence communication and interpersonal interactions in health and social care environments. I will then write a report giving examples of strategies that can be used to overcome barriers of communication in order to achieve effective communication and interpersonal interactions.

Disability                                               | According to Wikipedia (2015) Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of these. A disability may be present from birth, or occur during a person's lifetime. Disability         |
Environmental | According to (2015) environmental is defined as the external conditions or surroundings, especially those in which people love or work. Environment is another factor that has influence on communication and interpersonal skills. The seating in a health and social care environment play an important part in how effective communication is. Example of environmental factors that influence communication and interpersonal skills are: noise, poor lighting, being uncomfortable, seating positions and an environment that lacks privacy. According to Oxford Dictionaries (2015) noise is defined as a sound, especially one that is loud or unpleasant or that causes disturbance. Noise is...