The Sixth Session of "Carers Support Workshops"

Topic: Communication Skills (First Session)
Date: Saturday, 10 June 2017
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Venue: Room 608, Youth Square
Speaker: Ms. Irene GOT (Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Medical Association)

The sixth session of the "Carers Support Workshops" titled "Communication Skills" was held on 10 June at Youth Square and Ms. Irene GOT, Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Medical Association, was the speaker of this session. In order to let the participants to learn the importance of communication skills, Ms. Irene GOT played two group games with them, namely "Guiding the Way for the Blindfolded Person" (矇眼指路) and "You Speak, I Draw" (你講我畫). Participants were able to experience the importance of trust in communication process and understand that one-way communication with their care recipients is not a good method.

A blindfolded participant relying on the instructions from his teammates in order to avoid the obstacles and reaching the finishing line   Participants listening to a teammate's description of a picture and trying to draw it out on papers
All teammates comparing the correct picture with their own drawings