This half-day Parkinson’s Disease Awareness and Care course is suitable for all nurses and carers.

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness and Care


This half-day training course explores the signs, symptoms and progression of Parkinson’s disease and the top-quality care that can be provided by nurses and care staff entrusted with the person’s care.

This face-to-face CPD Training Course is both theoretical and practical in nature.

Course Includes
    • Signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s

    • How Parkinson’s progresses

    • Statistics and prevalence

    • Communicative challenges

    • Cognitive challenges

    • Nutrition, mobility and hygiene

    • Effectively dealing with the challenge

    • Impact on the person and family

    • Techniques used to manage Parkinson’s

    • Supporting family and friends

    • Medicines used to manage Parkinson’s

    • Side effects of medications

    • Tailoring the care environment

    • Planning for the future

Course Outcome

Learners will have the opportunity to explore a range of practical tools provided to support the independence of people living with Parkinson’s, such as nutritional/eating aids, mobility/stability aids and technological advancements in Parkinson’s care.


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