Scottish Government: How coronavirus/COVID 19 might affect people with neurological conditions05/04/2020
Coronavirus and Cerebral Palsy – Latest Update05/04/2020
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 gathered the facts and guidance to help answer some of your most common questions about coronavirus and CP.
We’ll be regularly reviewing and updating this page, so keep checking back for the latest information.
Covid-19 – General thoughts on keeping well05/04/2020
Covid-19 – Clinical Frailty Score not to be used in adults with cerebral palsy05/04/2020
NICE guidance states that on admission to hospital, all adults should be assessed for frailty, irrespective of COVID‑19 status. The Clinical Frailty Scale should not be used in younger people, people with stable long-term disabilities (for example, cerebral palsy), learning disabilities or autism. An individualised assessment is recommended in all cases where the CFS is not appropriate.