Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Parkinson’s disease whether in a nursing home, residential home or their own home.

Participants will identify the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, gain an understanding of its causes and examine the most effective ways of caring for people living with the disease. The course aims to promote and share models of good practice in care by addressing the challenges experienced by people with Parkinson’s in relation to mobility, swallowing, communication and other activities of daily living, increasing empathy between the carer and the cared for.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Addressing the challenges of Parkinson’ s Disease
  • Applying a person-centered approach to caring and support
  • Guidelines for activities of daily living
  • Preventing instances of hitting, biting and wandering
  • Meaningful activity and variety in everyday life
  • Improving the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s and their carers
  • Mental Capacity ACT application

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Level: 2

Max attendee’s: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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Very interesting – recommend for all professionals.