Statement 1 Adults with cerebral palsy are referred to a specialist multidisciplinary team if their ability to carry out usual daily activities deteriorates or is expected to deteriorate.
Statement 2 Adults with cerebral palsy who have complex needs have an annual review with a healthcare professional with expertise in neurodisabilities.
Statement 3 Adults with cerebral palsy who want support to live independently are referred to a professional with expertise in independent living.
Statement 4 Adults with cerebral palsy who want support to work are referred to a professional with expertise in vocational skills and independent living.
Statement 5 Adults with cerebral palsy who have communication difficulties have their need for intervention assessed by speech and language therapy services.
NICE has developed guidance and quality standards on people's experiences using adult NHS services and adult social care services (see the NICE Pathway on patient experience in adult NHS services and people's experience in social care services).
Other quality standards that should be considered when commissioning or providing services for adults with cerebral palsy services include:
A full list of NICE quality standards is available from the quality standards topic library.