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Communication skills for working with elders

by Barbara Bender Dreher

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social work with older people.,
  • Communication in social work.,
  • Communicative disorders in old age.,
  • Interpersonal communication.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Bender Dreher.
    SeriesSpringer series on adulthood and aging ;, v. 17
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1451 .D75 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2376300M
    ISBN 100826156207
    LC Control Number87004613

    The Communication Skills Workbook Self-Assessments, Exercises & Educational Handouts Layout of the Book The Communication Skills Workbook is designed to be used either independently or as part of an to an individual or a group with whom you are working, or you may administer a . when working with cognitively impaired adults. Clear communication, verbal and non-verbal alike, is the essence of any quality interaction. The following suggestions will enhance your effectiveness with your family member or patients. 1. In your interactions with the patient, try to: * Be calm and reassuring * Speak slowly and distinctly * Use File Size: 77KB.

    Layout of the Book The Teen Communication Skills Workbook is designed to be used either independently or as part of an integrated curriculum. You may administer one of the assessments and the journaling exercises to an individual or a group with whom you are working, or you may administer a number of the assessments over one or more days. Introduction. In this module, we will explore how to work with people with developmental disabilities. We will discuss what it means to have a developmental disability, some of the causes of disability, and how normal functioning can be will take a closer look at some specific developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, autism, and neurological.

      Working with elderly people is not your typical job but it can be a very rewarding experience. There are a lot of challenges that you may face that simply aren’t present in other jobs. This is something to think about if you are considering becoming a carer or personal support worker. If you are already working in this. FYI 5 Learning Objectives 7 Lesson Plans Introduction and Assessment Define verbal and non-verbal communication and describe barriers to good communication Describe the effects of body language and facial expressions on communication Discuss important steps to establishing trust between health caregivers and persons in their care List seven simple skillsFile Size: 92KB.


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Communication skills for working with elders by Barbara Bender Dreher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each chapter concludes with exercises and activities designed to help readers practice and hone their skills. This book is ideal for courses in departments of gerontology, social work, nursing, and : $ Communication Skills for Working with Elders: Second Edition.

"Dr. Dreher's book is a concise and highly readable guide to developing and enhancing one's communication skills for the betterment of the elderly person's quality of life [It] clearly has a place on the bookshelf of every layman and professional alike who interacts with elderly people."4/5.

Being able to communicate effectively is the most important of all life skills. Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place to another Communication Skills for Working with Elders: Diya B Quraishi: : BooksAuthor: Diya B Quraishi.

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"Dr. Dreher's book is a concise and highly readable guide to developing and enhancing one's communication skills for the betterment of the elderly person's quality of life [It] clearly has a place on the bookshelf of every layman and professional alike who interacts with elderly people.".

Communication skills for working with elders. [Barbara Bender Dreher] -- "Dr. Dreher's book is a concise and highly readable guide to developing and enhancing one's communication skills for the betterment of the elderly person's quality of life.

Communication Skills for Working with Elders, Bender DB, New York, Springer,pages. This paperback, written by an Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Speech and Author: Carole Lynne LeNavenec.

Communication is also included in the Essential Skills Clusters as a requirement for student nurses (NMC ). “Communication is central to successful caring relationships and to effective team working.

Listening is as important as what we say and do and essential for ‘no decision about me without me’. Com-munication is the key to a good. Effective Communication with Elders CONTENTS and attitudes that “talking is not working” are emphasized.

communication skills, in practice, they tend to neglect psychosocial care, including talking with patients, and more likely to focus on physical cares. The task-oriented emphasis of most careFile Size: 65KB.

The Seven Challenges Communication Skills Workbook Living and working with others are communication-intensive activities. The better we understand what other people are feeling and wanting, and the more clearly others understand our goals and feelings, the easier it will be to make sure that everyone is pulling in the same direction.

Communication skills for working with elders Item Preview Social work with older people, Communication in social work, Communicative disorders in old age, Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Ma SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Clear communication skills are vital when communicating with the elderly 1.

Speak clearly using an appropriate volume and rate of speech, so that the other person can understand you. Truly listen to the person you are speaking with. Good communication with the elderly depends on good listening, according to the AAFP 1. Stick to one topic at a time to avoid confusion, and try not to.

Skilful Communication with Elders With the gradual aging of the population in Hong Kong, our contact with elders also increases. In our interaction with elders, effective communication can not only reduce misunderstandings, conflicts and stress; it is also important in maintaining a cheerful mood and in promoting good interpersonal relationships.

Person-Centered Communication with Older Adults is an essential guide for today’s healthcare professionals and other aging-services providers, and also for the educators who help to prepare the providers of tomorrow. Studies show that good communication is a teachable skill.

Medical students who receive communication training improve dramatically in talking with, assessing, and building relationships with patients. Time management skills also improve. These studies suggest that the interview is integral to the process and outcomes of medical care.

Respecting individuals no matter how old they are is an essential key to developing good communication skills. Effective communication is essential to every relationship, particularly with elderly individuals (Paggi, ).

Respecting the elderly and treating them as our equals is important. Necessary Social Work Skills for Working With the Elderly If you choose to be a social worker for elderly citizens, you are up for a challenge. You must be willing to cultivate specific skills both personally and academically to succeed at your goal of working either with APS or with a non-profit that protects and serves the elderly : Gabrielle Applebury.

Effective communication can also help the senior live longer and better. Most people have to work to be a skilled communicator. Communication isn’t the only skill a caregiver must have. There are others.

However, effective communication can be said to be the cornerstone of caregiving. authority in modern business writing and communication skills. She is the author of 12 successful books on communication skills, including the international bestseller, Model Business Letters, Emails and Other Business Documents seventh edition, which has sold over half a million copies worldwide and has been translated into several languages.

Communication skills in social care Communication is all about making contact with others and being understood. This short guide will give you tips on how to communicate with the people you work with. It includes specific help when communicating with people with autism, dementia and hearing impairments.

Good communication skills will help you:File Size: KB. Effective communication with older adults Louise Daly Assistant professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland Communication is an essential aspect of life, yet it can be taken for granted.In her book Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders, psychologist Mary Pipher argues that inevitable or not, the losses elderly people endure can be devastating.

She says that many elderly people exhibit symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the same affliction suffered by many soldiers returning from : Connie Matthiessen. Working with the elderly as a Nurse’s Aide or Medical Assistant means you’ll be working in a field with solid job prospects.

The U.S. elderly population is soaring. And according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of people worldwide aged 65 and older will nearly double by