# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 387343302

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe communication strategies.

Definition

Description should include
  • elements of effective communication with client, client’s family, and home health care team members
  • the importance of effective communication by a home health aide
  • methods to make communication more accurate
  • forms of communication (i.e., verbal, nonverbal, written)
  • barriers to communication
  • strategies to address barriers to communication
  • use of interpreter services.
  • listening skills.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some ways to improve listening skills?
  • What are some ways to improve verbal communication skills?
  • How can a home health aide communicate with a client who is hearing impaired?
  • How can a home health aide communicate with a client who is experiencing disorientation and/or sensory loss?
  • How can a home health aide communicate effectively with clients with each type of sensory deficit?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Home Health Aide

 

Teamwork Events

 

Health Education

 

HOSA Bowl