Date: July 2009
A definite diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease by a Consultant Neurologist. There must be permanent clinical loss of the ability to do all of the following:
- reason; and
- perceive, understand, express and give effect to ideas.
For the above definition, the following is not covered:
- other types of dementia (these are covered under the dementia definition)
No change since April 2007