Parkinson’s Disease Awareness and Care

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

Introduction

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.

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness and Care

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