Parkinson's UK AGM and Members' Events

Our virtual AGM and Members' Events were held in October 2021. Thank you for attending.

AGM

 Our 2021 AGM was held on Saturday 16 October. The recording is of the AGM is available here.

Draft minutes will be published before the end of 2021.

Download the main papers from the AGM, including our annual report, below:

The provisional date of the 2022 AGM is Saturday 15 October 2022. 

Members' Events

Catch-up on a recording of the Parkinson's UK Members' Event from 5 October.

If you have any feedback on the event or would like to be involved in future members' activities please get in touch by emailing [email protected].

We'd love to hear your thoughts on what we can do together to help shape the future for people with Parkinson's. 

Useful links

During our Members' Events, we mentioned some community groups and organisations that may be helpful to you. We've linked to these below.

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Live Well with Parkinson's

Explore exercise programmes designed with people with Parkinson's in mind. 

  • online sessions, whether you have Parkinson's or love and care for someone who does
  • webinars with professional speaks
  • access to previous webinars

Visit the Live Well with Parkinson's website

Partners of People with Parkinson's Facebook group

If your partner has Parkinson's and you're looking for advice, support or even just a chat with a cuppa, join the Partners of People with Parkinson's Facebook group.

Parkinson's Together

Join the online Parkinson's community sharing content and ideas for group meetings, and promoting events.

Explore Parkinson's Together

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AbilityNet technology support

Access free support for computers and smart technology in your home. 

Contact AbilityNet via:

Computer training

Access a 10-week online training course for anyone new to computing and wanting to learn more.

Each session starts at 7pm. The schedule for sessions is:

  • 19 October. Scene setting: Introductions, course content, forget it’s a PC, using Zoom
  • 26 October. PCs demystified: Basic control, keyboards and mice, Microsoft Windows and multi-tasking
  • 2 November. The World Wide Web: What on earth is the internet? Connecting and staying safe
  • 16 November. Computer health: Sleep. Weight. Avoiding viruses!
  • 23 November. Using a tablet or smart phone: Let's watch a film! 
  • 30 November. Let’s visit the (grand) kids: Communication tools, Google Maps and social media
  • 7 December. Staying safe online: Protect your identity, passwords, spam and phishing
  • 21 December. Let's go shopping: Amazon, Argos, Tesco and John Lewis 
  • 18 January. The power of Google: Time to fly the nest! Where to get help
  • 25 January. Your next best friend:  Amazon Alexa, review of course objectives achieved

Sign up to the Computing for the Golden Generation online course

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Specialist exercise programmes

PD Warrior

Reach Your Peak

Box Positive

Visit the Box Positive website or contact them via:

Learning Moves

Visit the Learning Moves website or contact them via:

Exercise and Parkinson's talk

Julie Jones, Senior Lecturer at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, talks about the evidence for the value of intensive exercise for people with Parkinson's.

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Our volunteers do amazing things. From helping at our events to supporting our research, they're improving the lives of the Parkinson's community. 

Find out more about volunteering with Parkinson's UK