Touch is the most common form of non-verbal communication. It also has physical benefits to both person which includes; increase blood circulation, strengthening the immune system, aid in digestion, and it relieves stress. Another good thing about the power of touch if done carefully is its psychological benefits. Touch enhances bonding between two people. It is also a practice for you to know the patient’s non-verbal cues. Touch, allows you to do something positive.
With all these in mind, we can summarize that non-verbal communication is also a key factor in ensuring the health of your patient. It is an art in which we can apply for providing care. To master the art of touch is a responsible act as certified nurse assistant.
In this video, we will learn about the non-verbal communication.
Any form of communication whether non-verbal or verbal can affect the feelings of our patient and it may affect their health. We suggest you take a closer look in learning the art of both forms of communication.