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Motor Neurone Disease
MND CARE, IN YOUR OWN HOME

Motor Neurone Disease

MND CARE, IN YOUR OWN HOME

We understand the importance of retaining your independence and a sense of comfort after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Our care plans are designed around you and your needs and as your symptoms progress, we’ll work with you to increase our care and support wherever you need it.

Carry on with life at home

Carry on with life at home

With a disease like Motor Neurone Disease, which progresses over time, we know how vital it is to feel in control where you can. That’s why we tailor our care plans to help you retain as much independence as possible.

Our aim is to provide the assistance you need to allow you to stay in the comforting surroundings of your own home, enjoying a fulfilling life, for as long as possible. We’ll help to manage your symptoms and assist you with navigating any lifestyle changes that are required.

How we personalise our MND at-home care

The care you receive will revolve around your needs, your interests and your wishes.

Bespoke care and support

Bespoke care and support

At Promedica24, we understand that every person diagnosed with motor neurone disease has unique needs. To ensure that we provide the very best care for you, we create individual care plans specific to you as a person and your needs.

Support with daily activities

Support with daily activities

Our expert carers will help support you with any challenges you may now face when going about your day. We’ll assist you in adapting your home to your requirements and help you to retain your independence for as long as possible.

Managing your symptoms

Managing your symptoms

We’ll help you to manage any symptoms you may be experiencing, no matter what stage your condition may be at. As your MND progresses, we’ll be there every step of the way by your side to help you to alleviate any symptoms in any way we can.

Companionship

Companionship

After diagnosis of motor neurone disease, it’s important that you are surrounded by love and care to help you through this next stage of your life. Our expert carers will be on hand to provide compassionate support and genuine companionship.

Medical support

Medical support

Our carers are all fully trained and can help you with taking any medication, ensuring that it’s taken on time and correctly. They will be able to monitor your symptoms and look out for any adverse reactions should they arise.

Care that changes with you

Care that changes with you

Over time, as symptoms progress, our care team will monitor how things are going, and adapt  the care package so that your needs continue to be met at home.

The Challenges of Motor Neurone Disease

The Challenges of Motor Neurone Disease

Someone who has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease will encounter many challenges that will sadly, progressively, get more difficult as the disease progresses. That’s why it’s important to have expert care on hand to help.

Our live-in care service will help you or a loved one with the challenges that come with the disease. From general fatigue, muscle weakness, insomnia and pain through to breathing, speech and swallowing difficulties.

Mental Health Support

Aside from the physical challenges when it comes to motor neurone disease, it’s very important to consider the emotional impact that a diagnosis will invariably have. Our expert carers are here to listen, understand and provide any support to anyone diagnosed with MND and any family members or loved ones that may need it.

Motor Neurone Disease Care FAQ’s

What is the life expectancy of someone with motor neurone disease?

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Life expectancy when diagnosed with motor neurone disease can vary depending on the type of MND you have been diagnosed with and also the way it individually affects you. Life expectancy can vary from months all the way to decades. If you would like to know more information in regards to life expectancy and your diagnosis, talk to your GP who will be able to provide this information.

How to care for someone with motor neurone disease

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Our expert care team can help you or a loved one with their diagnosis in a number of ways from managing fatigue, alleviating any pain and speech therapy through to help with meal preparation and using specialised equipment. But it’s important that loved ones provide help and support where they can. Whether that’s helping with preparing pureed foods, helping with gentle exercise to alleviate pain or adapting the home to help with symptoms and making it as comfortable as possible.

Companion playing chess with elderly patient

Support for a range of health conditions

We also offer personalised live-in care for people with other health conditions:

How can we help you?

Keep your independence with high quality help and companionship that will adapt to whatever the future holds. Don’t let life stop just because you need care.

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