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Mental Health Awareness Week has more significance this year than ever before as Covid-19 and the need for lockdown has understandably brought mental heath issues to the forefront as many more of us struggle with anxiety and depression. We have also witnessed a re-emergence of true community spirit and the power of community action… We …

17/05/2020

On 2 April, the Scottish Government issued a patient information leaflet which provides information on how coronavirus/COVID 19 might affect people with neurological conditions and their families. Milder or moderate forms of many of the commoner neurological disorders are not currently considered to confer increased risk, so long as the breathing and swallowing muscles are functioning well …

05/04/2020

Coronavirus and Cerebral Palsy 5th April  2020 We know lots of people in our community are worried about Cerebral Palsy and COVID-19. Our priority remains supporting adults living with Cerebral Palsy. We have gathered the facts and guidance to help answer some of your most common questions about coronavirus and CP. We have launched a …

05/04/2020

With kind permission of www.cerebralpalsyscotland.org.uk,  a useful daily checklist: How do I try to keep well at this time? Sleep: Sleeping has been shown to restore our immune system and help us feel more mentally able to deal with challenges that we face.   Nutrition: Maintain a healthy diet with lots of fruit and vegetables. …

05/04/2020

Good news for the Cerebral Palsy community. NICE guidance produced in response to the COVID-19 outbreak clearly outlines the importance of identifying and grading frailty using the Clinical Frailty Scale. (The Clinical Frailty Scale is used to identify patients who are at increased risk of poor outcomes and who may not benefit from critical care …

05/04/2020

We know lots of people in our community are worried about Cerebral Palsy and COVID-19. Our priority remains supporting adults living with Cerebral Palsy. We have launched a Facebook Group to help support the CP community through this crisis – click here to join   There are a lot of questions we all have about …

23/03/2020