Building A Care Team

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For individuals with cerebral palsy and their families, finding trusted providers and caregivers is integral to health, quality of life, and well being. It's important to take into consideration who will be on your medical and therapy team and find experts who listen to your needs and goals, who are knowledgable about cerebral palsy and other medical conditions you may experience, and who are collaborative. Additionally, in creating your home care team it is critical to find compassionate, understanding, reliable, and trustworthy caregivers who put your needs first.

Personal Care Attendants

Personal Care Attendants can be an integral part of an individual with Cerebral Palsy's life. They can provide direct support services needed to help someone with the basic activities of daily living such as hygiene needs, preparing meals, or housekeeping to providing support in employment, transportation to and from appointments, help in school and so much more. The articles in this section are designed to assist you in finding and keeping a personal care attendant who can meet your needs. 

As I got have gotten older, my needs have evolved and changed into more adult activities, the need for outside care became necessary. One of many challenges, finding good outside care is one I must constantly overcome.