Free training opportunity for health and social care staff in
19 July 2012
The programme will enable participants to develop a solid understanding of Parkinson's, the impact the condition has on individuals and help them to supporting those with the condition to manage it.
We have places available for up to 4 health and social care
organisations – such as residential care homes – to join an
exciting pilot training scheme to deliver better care for people
Parkinson's UK have developed the training programme, which is
suitable for all staff working in health and social care in
Scotland, and we are looking for people
to take part in the free of charge pilot.
How does it work?
Parkinson's UK will train facilitators from health and social
care organisations based in Scotland, who will then be able to
deliver the training to members of staff where they work.
Each facilitator will receive 2 days training from
Parkinson's UK, a step-by-step guide to delivering the training to
their colleagues and a resource book and online access to
The programme will enable participants to develop a solid
understanding of Parkinson's, the impact the condition has on
individuals and help them to supporting those with the condition to
How to apply
As this is a pilot, the training is only available to
organisations based in Scotland and registration is open
until the beginning of September 2012.
If the pilot is successful, we hope it will be available in
areas across the UK in 2013.
If you are interested in applying to take part or if you would
like more information, please contact: