Explain factors that may influence communication and interpersonal interactions in health and social care environments.
Communication is very essential in our daily lives. In the situation given, there is a factor or a barrier that affects in receiving non-verbal communication. Samir’s also first language is Urdu. As stated Samir can read non-verbal communication unless he is very close to the person, and he might be near sighted. There are factors that influence communication in Samir’s situation. The basic problem is his vision. One factor affecting Samir is poor lighting; even we have a perfect vision, we still need to struggle to have a perfect view of what we are seeing. Another is the weather, in the occurrence of a fog or mist it is very difficult to see. The space, when Samir is far enough he cannot see facial expressions, he need to go closer to see clearly what the expression is. The setting is an environmental factor that seems he’s still six years old, many hazards that will be met, in dealing with poor vision, one can help him communicate is hearing but being in a school with other six year old children would be noisy. Samir’s first language is Urdu and he struggles with English. He has had a sensory impairment and that would be poor in eyesight. Because of these, he appears to be withdrawn and people consider him to be antisocial. These can be considered as the barriers of communication with Samir. As being withdrawn and antisocial, these are the results from being impaired in his eyesight. I would like to suggest that Samir needs a tutor to improve his English language, and the parents should help in developing his English. Samir should talk English often, watch English movies, and listen to English radio. In the nursery environment, the teacher should consider Samir’s incapability’s and should give attention; the teacher should put Samir in the front seat so that he can see properly the visual aids and can focus the...
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