According to the NHS Website, Cerebral Palsy is the name for a group of lifelong conditions that affect movement and coordination. It is caused by a problem with the brain that develops before, during or soon after birth.
Neuro Case Management provide Case Management Services to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of clients with Cerebral Palsy. Assisting in the employment of suitably qualified and professional Carers, ensuring that the home is adapted to meet the Client’s needs, organising the required Physiotherapy, establishing links with suitable Education providers etc.
Cerebral Palsy symptoms may include the following:
- Weak arms or legs
- Clumsy/uncontrolled movements
- Delays in development
- Seeming too stiff or floppy
- Swallowing difficulties
- Learning difficulties
Causes of Cerebral Palsy include:
- A serious head injury
- Reduced blood/oxygen supply to the brain
- An infection
Cerebral Palsy affects each patient differently and therefore the care provided is determined based upon each individual’s specific needs.