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RED- Carer takes care for people who are in need of assistance
BLUE- Teaches and takes care of disabled children 1. What barriers do you face on a day-to-day basis?
Medical situations
Communication barriers as the children have different impairments that may cause a barrier.

2. How do you overcome these barriers?
Speak to a trained college or contain the training that is needed
To overcome these barriers I can undergo different kinds of training

3. Are you are able to perform sign language?
Very little, however training is available if needed
Yes – use it on a day to day basis

4. How do you deal with sensitive situations?
With compassion and sensitivity
Yeah anytime a child is upset or not themselves, you have to be very sensitive

5. How do you show empathy towards clients?
Listen patient
You have to listen to the children and learn to understand their needs

6. If an individual was to use slang, and you didn’t understand, how would you overcome this?
Ask them to explain
Ask them to repeat what they said and if I still didn’t understand ask them to explain what it means

7. How do you deal with someone who is hearing and visually impaired?
Use a picture book and little sign language that I know
I would use the communication they use – either a communication book (PODD) or sign language/ Makaton

8. How do you overcome someone who has cultural barriers?
If they have something to say I let them say it there is nothing I can do
I would find out what the barrier is and try and overcome it

9. How do you overcome a situation with someone who causes assumptions all the time?
I let them have their say but if it continues I will speak to my line manager
I would give them their say and opinion, but I would explain my opinions towards them.

10. How do you use body language to express your…...

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