The MyLife Degenerative Disease care service is led by an expert clinical nurse and a full care plan will be created encompassing multi-disciplinary support teams. Neurological and Physical care will feature within personalise care plans which are delivered by expertly trained Healthcare Assistants who will be with you every step of the way, supporting both medically and emotionally.
The definition of degenerative characterized by progressive deterioration and loss of function in the organs or tissues. Of or tending to decline and deterioration
A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the function and structure of the affected body part, thus causing disability, mortality, and morbidity, which could be prematurely. Aging is a natural phase in life
A chronic or degenerative condition is one that has been present for six months or longer. However, there are a number of chronic or degenerative conditions that can have a significant effect on a person’s ability to get around and take care of themselves. Common chronic and degenerative conditions that can lead to disability include multiple sclerosis, arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy Huntington’s disease.
Living with a degenerative condition has an impact on the health and wellbeing of a person and their family, the anxiety of the unknown, how their body will react to the condition and what limitations will the conditions affect. It is estimated that 81% of people relate to anxieties when dealing with a degenerative condition.