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.
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.
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.
In order for you to get the most out of your doctor and specialist appointments, you may find it useful to complete this form over the week prior to the appointment so you don’t forget to mention concerns you have about your health.