A Guide to Caring for People who have Parkinson’s disease

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Good Communication Group

Course Provider

    Based in Bristol

Regions covered

    East Midlands,West Midlands,South West,Wales

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0117 3308119.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: Two to three hours (depending on your requirements)
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace
  • Suitable for: Group


This workshop provide professional carers with an overview of Parkinson’s and shares the insights of rehabilitation therapists who work with the condition.  It is facilitated by a practising therapist who specialises in neurological conditions.  Working from the perspective of three separate therapies, it gives practical advice and offers solutions for carers working in residential and nursing home settings.

It covers:

  • What is Parkinson’s?  What are the symptoms, how does it develop and what could it be like to have the condition.
  • Speech and language therapy and Parkinson’s.  What are the communication changes that can occur and how can they be overcome.
  • Physiotherapy and Parkinson’s.  How physiotherapy can improve physical capacity and quality of movement.
  • Occupational therapy and Parkinson’s.  The impact on occupational performance and what remedial strategies can be tried.

The facilitator of this workshop will be happy to explore how practical solutions mentioned during the session may help particular residents in the home.

The session can last between two and three hours depending on your requirements. We come to you and the cost of the workshop is £195 for as many people as you can get into a room!


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