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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 Complementary Therapies

    Fact sheets

    Complementary therapies aim to treat the whole person including mind, body, and spirit, rather than just the symptoms. Here are just a few complementary therapies you may want to consider.

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  • Carers' Strategy Action Plan

    Carers & Families

    The 2014 Carers’ Strategy Action Plan sets out what the Government will be doing over the next five years to improve support for family, whanau and aiga carers.

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  • Tips for Home Design

    Carers & Families

    Tips and tricks to make your home easier and more pleasant when living with or caring for someone with Parkinson's.

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  • Parkinson's and Sleeping Problems

    Fact sheets

    Many people with Parkinson’s have trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep. However there are a few tips you can follow to help yourself or the person with Parkinson’s you care for sleep more soundly.

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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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