Language barriers can be overcome by the person using simple language and also clear words should be emphasized. Jargons, slang and dialect should be avoided because it will confuse the person because they are unfamiliar with it. Other way to overcome language barriers is by getting a translator so they can help translate for the person. Also you can communicate by using diagrams, and non verbal communication for example using sign language to help them understand what they are saying.
Also picture cards can be used to show individual pictures of things which can help them understand what is being said to them and also if they want to show that they are trying to say as well. For example showing food picture cards to a service user so they can pick which food they want to eat just because someone speaks a different language doesn’t mean they don’t have rights.
Active Listening barriers
The person can listen carefully making sure they give the person the right level of attention so that they are litenting and hearing the message that is being sent to them. Asking questions the by repeating what they have heard is correctly so that they have understood the message that they have received. Showing you are looking and interested and also communicating that you are ready to listen and also checking your understanding if you have not understood by asking them to repeat what they have said again. Using active listening is important and is a skill that if they haven’t got will need to work on because listening doesn’t mean you are hearing what the other person is saying
The person will need to improve the lighting of the room by making sure the light is on if the room is dark then there will be a barrier to the communication because the two