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.
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.
A number of excellent resources for carers as well as wider support are available from Parkinson’s New Zealand, Carers New Zealand, health professionals and other agencies. Here's what they can do for you.
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.
Caring for another person is challenging. Taking a break every so often is important for both the physical and mental health of carers. Here we look at arranging respite care at a residential care facility.