Types of care and who provides them

A range of health and social care professionals at an MND multidisciplinary team meeting at Kings College, London

There is a wide range of support available if you are diagnosed with MND or Kennedy’s disease, or supporting someone as a carer. Select from the following.

“We see so many professionals. We have a list on our fridge – there are around 20 of them: consultant, palliative care, occupational therapist…” Person with MND

The video below is by NHS England, and talks about NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC). With MND, you may be able to get CHC if your health needs are severe, difficult to manage or changing quickly.

The video below shows an example of the type of support that may be provided at a hospice. Please note this video is based at a hospice in Dorset. The support offered can vary across hospices, but is usually quite similar.

The video below is by the Professional Records Standards Body (PRSB). It shows how you can help those involved in your care provide appropriate support through sharing your health and care record. Ask your GP how you can access your personal health and care record.

  • Page last updated: 06/19
  • Next review: 04/21

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