Barriers to communication RELATED TO CARE WORKERS

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attitude and prejudice
involves discrimination, stereotyping and labelling. The care workers may have expectation of themselves, but they may not live up to these and so the care given may be affected.
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lack of motivation
This means they lack interest in the work and may not have the driving force to give their best when carrying out their work.
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conformity to workplace norms
This means the care workers may accept the routines of the workplace which may not be in the best interest of the individual.
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lack of skill
This means the care worker may not be properly qualified for the tasks they have been given and may carry out a procedure incorrectly and may cause harm to the individual
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preoccupation with own needs
This is about the care worker and how the care worker is feeling, their attitude and their expectations. They may be focussing on their own needs and concerns and not concentrating on their work.
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ethical dilemmas
Ethical dilemma is a situation where there is conflict of what is the right action to take, usually between an individual's rights and the principles of care.
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stress and physical strain
Stress and strain may result in incompetence, poor care and could put the individual at risk. Lack of time can mean a task is rushed and incorrectly completed.
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This means they lack interest in the work and may not have the driving force to give their best when carrying out their work.

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lack of motivation

Card 3

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This means the care workers may accept the routines of the workplace which may not be in the best interest of the individual.

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Card 4

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This means the care worker may not be properly qualified for the tasks they have been given and may carry out a procedure incorrectly and may cause harm to the individual

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Card 5

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This is about the care worker and how the care worker is feeling, their attitude and their expectations. They may be focussing on their own needs and concerns and not concentrating on their work.

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