In Jesse’s case, his person-centred care and 24/7 posture management was comprised of:
  • Multiple interventions from his childhood to his adult years,
  • Resilience in the face of adversity,
  • Many different positioning products for lying, sitting and standing postures,
  • Many therapists’ involvement along the continuum of services from paediatric to adult years,
  • Many challenges and fierce advocation of Jesse’s functional and quality of life goals,
  • A total commitment by family and caregivers to follow recommended strategies and postural management guidelines to support Jesse’s posture to date.

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Please note: This article was written with full consent and input from Jesse’s mother from the perspective of the family. His direct care-team have not been included and therefore there may be additional points not identified. Clinical opinions expressed are my own. Clinical references are included.