This quality standard covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy (aged 25 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. Published in January 2020
Statement 1: Adults with cerebral palsy are referred to a specialist multidisciplinary team if their ability to carry out usual daily activities deteriorates or is expected to deteriorate.
Statement 2: Adults with cerebral palsy who have complex needs have an annual review with a healthcare professional with expertise in neurodisabilities.
Statement 3: Adults with cerebral palsy who want support to live independently are referred to a professional with expertise in independent living.
Statement 4: Adults with cerebral palsy who want support to work are referred to a professional with expertise in vocational skills and independent living.
Statement 5: Adults with cerebral palsy who have communication difficulties have their need for intervention assessed by speech and language therapy services.
More information is available on the NICE website here
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