The best time to discuss in-home care and your parents' preferences is before issues or accidents happen. This article has communication techniques to help start this conversation and others with your elderly loved ones.
Give great tips on the best environment to talk in. Communication techniques are listed as well as communication repair strategies which I found very helpful.
Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques from lecturer Matt Abrahams. Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context.
I love therapeutic Jenga! It can be a great way to build rapport with a patient and can give you an idea of how or what they may be feeling!
Communication Techniques (Guide) | Therapist Aid
Have conversations about your parents’ care been ending in arguments instead of solutions recently? Karen Whitehead, a licensed master social worker in Greater Atlanta area, defines the best approach and various communication techniques to use when discussing with an older adult home care options. Try these five communication techniques to better communicate with your loved ones. #ThursdayThoughts
Assertive speakers takes into consideration both parties value systems. Aggressive communication involves bold and dominant verbal and nonverbal behavior. No assertive communication is when the speaker devalue themselves.