Developing the Communication Disability Profile (CDP)

What the project was about

  • Developing a new way of investigating the impact of aphasia on someone's life.
  • Development of a tool (the CDP) that can be used to guide health and social care service providers when offering services to people who have aphasia.

What the project has found out so far

The project has developed a systematic way of investigating the impact of aphasia on someone's life. This is called the Communication Disability Profile.

Who has worked on the project?

  • Kate Swinburn and Sally Byng of Connect.
  • Caroline Firenza (providing specially commissioned illustrations).
  • Harry Clarke, Sue Boazman, John Wharton and Gwen Knight from Connect, acting as advisors on the development process.

Who funded the project?

The PPP Foundation and The King's Fund (2000-2003).