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Hi, my name is clareaj!
I need advice about my brother Martin. He is 58 years old and has recently been having quite serious health issues which have prevented him from going to work since last November. We have seen a neurologist (private) who said he thought Martin had mild Cerebral Palsy. This fits with all the problems he's had in life, and the health issues he's now having to deal with. The problem is, he's never had a proper diagnosis and his current GP has refused to refer him to a consultant, or for any support such as Adult Social Care. I do most of the looking after (he's my younger brother), but he needs professional help and support as well. I feel increasingly overwhelmed and I cannot do this all on my own. I have written to the private Neurologist to see if there are any further investigations that can be made. However, I do realise this is not a good time, in the midst of a pandemic! Has anyone any suggestions?