Shc 21: Introduction to Communication on Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

In this section we look at how effective communication is vital when working with children and young people. communication is a crucial part of a child's or young person's life.   Therefore anyone working within a setting wear children and young people are involved need to have good communication skills and be able to understand how to communicate with children and young people in order to understand what they mean.
Task 1:
There are many reasons people communicate;
 To express needs
 To share ideas and information
 To reassure
 To express feelings
 To build relationships
 Socialise
 To ask questions
 To share experiences
Communication is used in order to establish and maintain relationships with other people or children.   Communication is used to give and receive information and instructions. Communication is used to help people to understand and to be understood by others and is also used to share opinions, knowledge, feelings and emotions, to give encouragement and show others are valued.   Communication is an essential aspect a care worker can use to meet the needs of a child or children.   It is a basic requirement of any job role in working with children and young people and their families but also other members of staff on a daily basis.   Communicating with other staff members ensures an effective team working together and consistent care of the children and young people.   Communication also ensures all health and safety issues are reported and spotted.   Individually children and young people will communicate with carers to express their needs and preferences and to make sure they are met.
Effective communication is a central part of the work that happens in the care setting. A developed range of communication skills and to be able to use them effectively to carry out the various aspects of your work role. The need to be able to communicate effectively with children, their parents and your colleagues as well as colleagues from other...