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Parkinson’s Awareness Course

Raising awareness of the issue of service users who have Parkinson’s within the care environment.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the session candidates will be able to:

  • Explain what Parkinson’s is
  • You will be able to identify how it manifests itself i.e. signs and symptoms
  • Describe the range of medication currently available to service user with Parkinson’s and criticality of timing with regards to administration
  • Identifying the dangers to the service user with Parkinson’s with regards to mobility and eating
  • Explain and demonstrate suitable strategies when working with service users who have Parkinson’s


Attendees may be required to complete an underpinning knowledge test

Guided learning Hours - 3 Hours

Certificate of Attendance