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  • Caring While Taking a Holiday

    Carers & Families

    The holiday season is meant to be a time when you take a break from the daily stresses of life and recharge. For carers that can be difficult to do.

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  • Wearing off and involuntary movements (dyskinesia)

    Fact sheets

    If you have been taking a Parkinson’s medication that contains levodopa for some time, for example Sinemet, you may develop some side effects that can affect your movement.

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  • Caring and working

    Carers & Families

    If you’re caring for someone with Parkinson’s and also working, life can be demanding. Knowing when and how to ask for help and being aware of your rights at work often helps.

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  • The Science of Parkinson's Seminar with presentations by Dr Simon Stott, Professor Maurice Curtis, & Sir Richard Faull

    Treatment & Therapies
    The Science of Parkinson's seminar was held in Auckland on 28th May 2019. 

    Dr Simon Stott is the Deputy Director of Research at The Cure Parkinson's Trust in the United Kingdom. He gave an overview of clinical trials for Parkinson's: Ongoing and the fu

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  • Being More Assertive

    Carers & Families

    Carers have to interact with a wide variety of people in the context of their role which makes being able to communicate effectively very important.

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  • Enduring Power of Attorney

    Fact sheets

    If you were no longer able to make or communicate decisions for yourself about your health or property it is important that you have someone to act on your behalf. An enduring power of attorney gives this person the legal right to do this.

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  • Keeping a Diary

    Carers & Families

    For people with Parkinson’s, keeping a diary about how they are coping with their Parkinson’s, their medications, and any problems they experience can be very useful. It can also be of benefit for carers to record their experiences of caring.

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  • Restless Legs Syndrome and Parkinson's

    Fact sheets

    Some people with Parkinson’s experience restless legs syndrome. This factsheet explains what restless legs syndrome is, what the symptoms are, how it is diagnosed and what treatments are available.

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  • Creating Friendly Outdoor Spaces

    Carers & Families

    Here's how to plan your outdoor areas so they are easy to access and provide maximum enjoyment.

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