Motor neurone disease is the name for a rare condition where parts of the nervous system become damaged. This causes progressive weakness, usually with muscle wasting.
Motor neurone disease occurs when specialist nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord called motor neurones stop working properly. Motor neurones control important muscle activity, such as:
• Gripping, walking, speaking, swallowing, breathing
As the condition progresses, people with motor neurone disease will find these activities increasingly difficult – and eventually impossible – to do
Motor Neurone Disease – Support at home
How individuals react to the final diagnosis varies greatly from person to person. For some, knowing there is a clear cause of their symptoms comes as a total relief; for others, it can come like a thunderbolt completely out of the blue. Whatever reaction you have is completely normal and there is a whole range of advice, support and information available. Whatever your circumstances are, you need not feel alone, we are here to help you live well, plan for the future and continue to make the most of the present.
Flexserve offers you various service packages either :
– A live in package
– Day care or
– As a respite service
Comprehensive assessment conducted by our care specialist
An experienced and trained professional carer or a team of carers will be allocated to support you
Personalised, and goal driven comprehensive Plan of Care
Carers trained to administer medications and trained to optimise management of, what can sometimes be a complex medications regime
Unrivalled support for both the client and family, including access to educational resources and events, as well as support networks
Professional carers trained to support individuals with memory, speech or mobility impairment
Liaison with other health and care professionals enabling a fully integrated care pathway, including escort to appointments to ensure a consistent and familiar approach to care that reduces anxiety and frustrations. If you need further information, you can call on 0203 551 8750. Or you can click here to visit our useful contacts page for further links to research.