Cees has been working in health care since 1980. Until 2002 Cees first worked in the care of people with intellectual disabilities. During these years, as a nurse and manager, he has gained a lot of knowledge and experience in the field of complex team processes, behavior that is difficult to understand, sexuality and autism in people with intellectual disabilities.
Cees was nationally involved in all kinds of developments regarding sexuality and sexual abuse.
From the end of 2002, Cees has worked in various care fields, including care and nursing homes, psychiatry, juvenile detention and from the 1990s he was deployed as a case manager at the Center for consultation and expertise in the field of difficult to understand behavior regarding: autism, dementia, sexuality , congenital brain injury and was involved in more care talks.
After his cerebral infarction, he is still progressing and is a source of inspiration for employees who work with people with non-congenital brain damage, and for people with non-congenital brain damage.