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Resources

  • 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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  • Parkinson's and the Bladder

    Fact sheets

    Bladder problems are more common for people with Parkinson’s than in the general population. Here we look at what causes these problems and what you can do to treat and prevent bladder problems you may experience.

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  • Safe Transfers

    Carers & Families

    Carers for people with Parkinson's may need to help them sit, stand or rise from bed. However if not done properly, carers risk injuring themselves, particularly their backs, and the person the care for.

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  • Parkinson's and Pain

    Fact sheets

    People with Parkinson’s often experience pain. For many, the pain stems from reduced mobility and postural changes. Parkinson’s often leads to stiffness in muscles and this may affect the adjacent joints.

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  • Parkinson's and Tremor

    Fact sheets

    A tremor is an involuntary, rhythmical movement that affects one or more parts of the body.

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  • Support for Carers After Bereavement

    Carers & Families

    Bereavement after being a carer can be a difficult and trying time. Carers experience many feelings and issues when the person they cared for dies. Here's how grief may affect you and how you can find the support you need.

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