Read this case study, then answer the questions that follow.
Declan has recently finished his qualification and joined the community services sector. At the moment he is finding that the most difficult part of his new job is developing an understanding the structure, function and interrelationships between the different parts of the community services system. Declan’s workplace also has many different lines of communication both internally within his organisation and externally with other related services.
What important information should Declan be aware of regarding lines of communication between the organisation he works for and other community services?
What information should Declan understand about the structure of the community services system?
What information does Declan need to know regarding the function of the community services system?
What information should Declan be aware of regarding interrelationships between his service and other community sector services?
Why is it important for Declan to follow communication protocols in his new workplace?
Why should Declan report information through the correct authority line?