Motor Neuron Disease

MND

Motor Neuron Disease (MND) describes a group of diseases that affect the nerves (motor neurons) in the brain & spinal cord, these neurons tell the muscles what to do. With MND, messages from your nerves gradually stop reaching the muscles, leading them to weaken, stiffen & waste.

MND causes range of symptoms & progress at varying speeds. Your diagnosis can be classified as:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (Lou Gehrigs Disease)

  • Bulbar Onset MND or Progressive Bulbar Palsy (PBP)

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy (PMA)

  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS)

For Health and Social Care Services Limited, the provision of care for MND sufferers is one of our passions.  Drawing from a wealth of experience and knowledge we make it a priority to understand your care needs and work alongside you to develop a bespoke package of care.  In turn allowing you and your family to live as fuller and meaningful life as possible, supporting your wishes and aspirations.

We can offer a wealth of experience in:

  • Experience and knowledge of Oral and Enteral/Parenteral nutrition.

  • IV Medication Administration.

  • Medication administration and ongoing management/governance.

  • Personal care.

  • Ventilation and respiratory management; to include the use of Phrenic Nerve Pacers and management of tracheostomy tubes.

  • Continence management to include the changing and ongoing care of indwelling catheters, intermittent catheterisation and bowl management systems.  

  • Bespoke and fully personalised care plan to include travel abroad, work, university needs.

  • Linking in with local support groups and facilities.

  • Facilitating trips either locally or abroad including full risk management.

  • Working in partnership with you to live a meaningful life, maximise independence and fulfil your aspirations.

 

Our service delivery is transparent to clients, families, commissioners and case managers. We fully embrace the use of information technology and have systems in place that allows all appropriate parties to have access to real time care delivery information, this could be family, advocates, case managers and commissioners.

 

Health and Social Care Services Limited has a robust recruitment process in place, led and owned by nurses we understand the importance of safe and effective staffing. Offering you the voice and choice from the outset. Clients and families are invited to be fully involved in the selection process to establish a consistent, reliable & dedicated care team.

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Head Office

16 Eaton Court Road, Colmworth Business Park, St Neots, Cambs PE19 8ER