Degenerative neurological conditions
ADHC provides funding to the non-government sector to deliver direct support and care to people with an intellectual, physical, sensory and neurological disability, and acquired brain injury in New South Wales.
Degenerative neurological conditions can include Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromuscular Disorders (such as Muscular Dystrophy), Motor Neurone Disease, Huntington’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease. People with degenerative neurological conditions may require a range of supports in order to live in the community. Including:
Exploring new approaches for people with degenerative neurological conditions is a priority for ADHC throughout Stronger Together.
Motor Neurone Disease information and training resources
The MND Aware e-learning training sessions have been developed for front line staff, working with people living with motor neurone disease. To access this resource go to the MND Care website.
The e-learning sessions have been specifically developed for home and community care workers, intake, information and referral officers, case managers, health and residential care workers. This training was developed by MNDNSW and funded by Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
The MND Training resources are located on the MND Care website. This website is a useful resource for health and community care professionals involved in motor neurone disease care and support.
How to access services
You can access services by contacting our Information, Referral and Intake Service in your region who can advise your on services in your area
For more information
For further information about ADHC’s services for people with degenerative neurological conditions, please contact the Attendant Care and Physical Disability Unit. The Attendant Care and Physical Disability Unit is responsible for ADHC’s policy directions for people with adult onset disabilities including people with degenerative neurological conditions.