There is always a danger of carers trying to help their loved ones up after a fall when they are not sure how to do so safely. In this piece by Tara Martin, who is Clinical Lead at On the Go Physiotherapy, Christchurch, tells you how.
Parkinson’s needn’t stop you going on holiday overseas. Many people with Parkinson’s travel regularly. However, when anyone prepares for a trip it typically involves doing quite a few little jobs before they go.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a treatment, not a cure, for Parkinson’s. It is a therapy that treats a number of the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Here we look at what DBS is, who can get it and what the possible benefits are.
When your loved one goes through a period of ill health, it can often lead to discussions surrounding whether they should go into long term residential care. Here are some things to consider in your discussions.