Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our events and activities have changed. Many activities have moved online. Find out about all the virtual activities you can access wherever you live. Or join the online community here on Facebook. See more about Parkinson’s and coronavirus on our dedicated page.
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We've adapted many events and activities so that you can access them safely during the pandemic. Enter your postcode to find out what's available near you.
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We’re here for you throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Using our support tool, choose the topics that are important to you. We’ll show you the information that matters to you.
Healthcare, social care and coronavirus (COVID-19)
Accessing the health professionals in your Parkinson’s team may be different or difficult during the coronavirus crisis. There are also changes to social care at home and in care homes. We’ve put together some information to help you get the support you need.
Financial, legal and technological support
If you have Parkinson's there are a number things that it's useful to know about work, money, driving and legal issues.
- Many people carry on working after diagnosis. You might find you can talk to your boss about working fewer hours or more flexibly.
- There is financial help available for people with Parkinson's and carers. This includes grants and benefits.
- If you have Parkinson's and you drive need to tell the the DVLA (in England, Scotland and Wales) or the DVA (in Northern Ireland) that you have Parkinson's. But having Parkinson's doesn't necessarily mean you'll have to stop driving.
- You have the right to have the future you want. Planing things now and putting your affairs in order can reassure you that your wishes will be protected.
Technology and Parkinson's
We asked a group of people with Parkinson's to test different apps and devices that might help them manage their condition.
They tried them out and wrote reviews to help you choose apps and devices that will help you.