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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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  • Parkinson's and Facial Masking

    Fact sheets

    There are 43 muscles in the human face that enable us to smile, frown and express subtle feelings.

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  • Apps to Help You Care

    Carers & Families

    We have looked around for some apps of interest to carers. With technology racing ahead at high speed, these days when people are faced with a problem or challenge, they increasing ask “is there an app for that?”

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  • Caring From a Distance

    Carers & Families

    If you live in another city, town, island or even overseas from someone with advanced Parkinson’s, here are some ideas to bridge the distance.

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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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