Communication Awareness – Implementer (Gold)

Communication Awareness is a learning session to support you to

  • Have a greater awareness of the many different alternative and augmentative communication methods used by individuals who may have additional communication needs.
  • Consider different methods of communication that meet the holistic needs of individuals you support
  • Trial and develop strategies to support effective communication.
  • Be more aware of the impact of your own communication and therefore communicate more effectively with people who use our services.


To earn this badge you must:


  • Attend a Communication Awareness learning session and provide us with the date and place of your attendance (6 hours)
  • Tell us what aspect/s of the learning session you have implemented into your practice. Please demonstrate this by providing an example (around 250 words)
  • Tell us how what you have implemented meets principles of the Health and Social Care Standards ( around 100 words)
  • Tell us  how what you implemented contributes to the strategic priorities of the Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership ( around 100 words)


You must already hold the Communication Awareness Reflector (Silver) badge



You will need to provide answers to the questions set out in the criteria as evidence for this Open Badge. Please include the date and place of the session you attended in your evidence.

You can use the information and activities you participated in during the session to evidence your learning in any way that is appropriate and helpful for you to answer the criteria. You can also submit any other evidence of learning which can include a 1 minute video, podcast or a visual representation of your learning.

This evidence may be used to evidence your PRTL (post registration training and learning), to fulfil registration requirements of the SSSC 

We will decline applications for this badge that don’t demonstrate all of the points from the criteria.

Remember .. the evidence you provide will be viewable by anyone who you show your badge to. Please don’t include confidential or private information within your statement.

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Communication Awareness – Implementer (Gold)

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