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Although all the articles relate directly to my role as a care worker I have chosen this one as communication is a vital tool on the performance of daily tasks and fundamental on the provision of quality care specially in a setting where 80 of residents use non verbal communicationThis article outlines the importance of communication skills for care workers and how training regular refresher sessions and feedback are necessary in the improvement of effective communication while helping staff improve their Knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by older people and their cares and in many cases result in the improvement of peoples well being and quality of lifeA survey by the Alzheimers Society using the observation toll Dementia Care Mapping demonstrates that the average interaction between staff and residents in care homes are typically two minutes over a six hour periodfactors such as organizational culture of the homes difficulties in staffing and lack of training are constituting factors for poor communication This lack of social interaction often impact negatively on the residents and are tough to increase the frequency of behaviours such as distress and agitation Surveys have shown that a high proportion of residents in care homes have long term conditions such as Dementia stroke and Parkinsons disease which affect their ability to communicate and there is a gap between the rise of residents with dementia and access to training including communication skills training that would allow staff to be able to provide better support to residents with dementia with the majority of studies focusing on a specific aspect of communication aimed to help residents to exercise choice and promote independence only a minority have adopted a broader approach to communication aimed at improving well being and quality of life While much research focus on communication between staff and residents with dementia little research has been done on communication related to others Common issues in care homes such
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