Parkinson's and dementia training course for healthcare
30 July 2012
The seminar will provide an overview of Parkinson's, as well as how Parkinson's dementia differs from other types of dementia such as Alzheimer's.
We have joined together with the Dementia Services Development
Centre (DSDC) in Scotland to deliver
a one-day seminar on Parkinson's and dementia.
Part of the University of Stirling, the DSDC and Parkinson's UK
will host the event.
The event is open to all healthcare professionals across the UK who
work and support people living with Parkinson's and dementia.
Vital training and information
The title of the course is Parkinson's and
dementia and the details are as follows:
Venue: DSDC, Iris Murdoch Building, University
of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA - view map
Date: 31 October 2012
Cost: £55 per delegate
You can also register by contacting Lynsey Manson on email@example.com or
Around 1 in 3 people with Parkinson's will go on to develop
dementia within 12 years of diagnosis. This seminar will provide
participants with an overview of the condition, as well as how
Parkinson's dementia differs from other types of dementia such as
At the end of the seminar, participants will have:
- An understanding of Parkinson's and the impact it has on the
individual, as well as family members, carers and friends.
- An awareness of the practical issues around medication and care
planning, such as nutrition and swallowing
- Increased awareness if dementia and how it can affect a
person's communication and behaviour.
- An understanding of sensory impairment and the impact this may
have on Parkinson's and dementia.
- Information on the impact on daily living of Parkinson's and