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    Central Plateau Parkinson's Nurse


    Name: Fiona Leighton

    Area: Central Plateau

    Title: Parkinson's Nurse 


    Phone: (07) 343 7986 or 021 155 3365


    Central Plateau Education and Support Groups

    Shakers and Movers - Singing for therapy

    Join us Tuesday mornings for an hour of singing and therapy. Singing is proven to be beneficial to vocal clarity, breathing. swallowing, posture, and mood. Join us for vocal exercises and a couple of rounds of old favourites, followed by morning tea.

    All are welcome - This is group is open to anyone with any neurological condition, not just Parkinson’s.

    10:00 am to 11:30 am - Linton Park Community Centre, 16 Kamahi Place. Entry by $2 gold coin donation. 

    Next meeting: Starts for 2020 on the 11th of February.

    Movers and Shakers

    ROTORUA Coffee Group  

    Held at Parksyde 7-9 Tarewa Place, approximately every 6 weeks at 10:00 am on a Tuesday (See the latest newsletter below for the next date)

    ROTORUA Care Partners Group 

    Hosted in people’s homes approximately every 6 weeks. Kindly contact Central Plateau Community Educator, Fiona Leighton, for details.

    TAUPO Support Group

    Taupo Cosmopolitan Club 5:00- 6:00 pm (approx.). Informal chat and get together with others in the district living with Parkinson’s. All are welcome to attend.

    Next: See the latest newsletter below for the next date and/or alternative venue.

    TAUPO Coffee Group 

    Held every 4-8 weeks at the Liston Heights Village Hall, 3 Liston Ave, Taupo. Typically held on a Wednesday at 10:30 am.

    Next: See the latest newsletter below for the next date.

    TAUPO Care Partners Coffee Group 

    Taste Café, 10 Roberts Street, Bi Monthly (see latest newsletter for next date)

    Parkinson's Parkinson's Central Plateau would like to thank our funders and supporters