Providing better support to people with Parkinson's in the community and preventing unnecessary hospital admissions

This interactive guide offers advice on how to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for people with Parkinson's.

Topic
Access to multi-disciplinary teams
Anticipatory / advanced care
Care strategies
Infection and falls prevention, and bone health
Mental health
Patient involvement
Service improvement
Side effects
Symptoms
Treatments and medication
Stage
Complex
End of life
Maintenance
Resource type
Publications
Profession
All professions
Last reviewed

It gives guidance on ensuring access to crisis community support, planning ahead to develop and provide anticipatory care, and building collaborative partnerships between multidisciplinary care providers in the community.

It also highlights the importance of empowerment and self-management for people with Parkinson's.

The guide been developed using feedback from Excellence Network members.

Please note that this is an interactive resource and is not available in printed form. However it can be printed locally as required.

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Providing better support to people with Parkinson's (PDF, 7MB)
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