Carer or family member?
"For the first time I felt human, because somebody actually asked how I was."
Tahira cared for her husband Ashiq, who had Parkinson's, for almost a decade.
She and her children talked to us about how they managed.
Caring for someone with Parkinson's
An introduction to Parkinson's, diagnosis, types of Parkinson's and parkinsonism and how the condition progresses
Recognising your caring role may mean you can claim benefits and access services that can help you.
Our free booklet offers help and information for anyone providing care and support for someone with Parkinson's.
Looking after yourself
If you're busy caring for someone with Parkinson's, it's important to recognise your own needs too.
Practical help and information for anyone who is working as well as caring for someone with Parkinson's
It's important to find out what you're entitled to, and claim it. Not all benefits are means tested or taxed.
Who can I talk to?
Call our helpline
0808 800 0303
Find support near you
Get one-to-one support and information from our UK-wide team.
Talk to a trained volunteer with a similar experience of caring for someone with Parkinson's.
Use our forum community to share experiences of Parkinson's and talk to others affected.
Friendship and support for everyone affected by Parkinson's at one of our 350+ local groups across the UK