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Parkinson's Newly Diagnosed Program - 22 March 2024

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This is a half-day program for people with a recent diagnosis of Parkinson's.

If you have received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s or commenced medications in the last two (2 years), we invite you to take part in our Newly Diagnosed Information Program.
This one-day program is designed to broaden your understanding of the condition and increase confidence about symptom management. It is recommended that a support person/carer joins you at this seminar.                                                                                       
The program may cover a wide selection of topics with each session delivered by a subject matter expert experienced in Parkinson's.

Sessions may include:

  • Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist – overview of Parkinson’s, discussion on medication, possible side effects, the importance of taking medications on time.
  • Speech Pathologist – sharing information on the role of exercise in Speech and Swallowing
  • Exercise Physiologist- a dynamic presentation on the importance of exercise to maintain and improve fitness and mobility
  • Parkinson’s Specialist Counsellor – discussion about some of the potential and non-physical aspects, as well as an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences and ideas about living well with Parkinson’s
  • Information about Parkinson’s Support Groups
  • Navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme –for those under 65

Registration is essential as numbers are capped and for catering purposes. 
Please enter all attendee details when registering.

Morning tea and a light lunch will be provided. 
If you have any dietary requirements, please indicate when booking.

For any further information, please contact Parkinson's NSW 1800 644 189 

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