Unit 8 SHC 31
Promote communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and young people’s settings. 1.2 If we don’t communicate well it limits the ability to connect with each other making you feel isolated and not part of a team, but the bit we need to think about is if there is no communication through staff we may miss the needs of the child. Positive communications and relationships with a number of people not just parents/carers but without side agencies too will all work together. If you have good communication skills then your relationship with the child/parent/carer will be good. When you communicate clearly and effectively then this allows others to do the same and then sharing information, expressing your needs/concerns/feeling, and not feeling left out will become easy. Sharing and gaining information: We need to share information on the child so we can expand the child’s interests, also gain information about any health or medical problems they may have. Also making referral to outside agencies and what next steps you or your staff should take. Setting in: Children hate separation, and the settings in progress were we have to think and communicate fast in order to start a bond with the child and also reassuring the parent/carer that their child is in safe hands. Transition: This can be a sad time for most carers/parents/the child/children/ and also the staff. Having a child from young and then having to see them move on can be a upsetting time but if communication is done before then staff can explain to the child/children what is going to happen do role plays, take them to the new school, show pictures, make a book as long as communication and information takes plays and everyone is aware of the changes then it would go smoothly. Supporting children’s play and learning: When children play they feel better if they are relaxed and secure, having child built a bond with the child you then help build the vocabulary...
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