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Management of MND

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This section has information to help health and social care professionals who are providing care and support for people living with motor neurone disease (MND).

The initial stages, speed and pattern of progression can be variable for everyone with MND. Not all symptoms necessarily happen to everyone, nor do they develop in the same order or progress at the same rate.

Symptom management

This section looks at presentation, assessment and management of:

Cognitive change and frontotemporal dementia

Dysarthria

Dysphagia

Muscle weakness

Nutrition and enteral feeding

Pain

Respiratory symptoms

Saliva problems

Aids and equipment

Wheelchairs for MND

Information about wheelchair assessments, types of wheelchairs and the Powered Neuro Wheelchairs.

Supporting people with MND

Palliative and end of life care

Providing medical evidence for benefit applications

Information to help health and social care professionals provide medical evidence to support applications for employment/disability benefits made by people with MND.