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Work, money, driving and legal

If you have Parkinson's, you may have concerns related to work, money or your rights. Your diagnosis doesn't mean you need to stop working or driving, but there may be some extra considerations.

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Telling my boss about my Parkinson's

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"My bosses were very cool about it, very supportive."

Watch our short film to hear about Emma's experience of telling work about her Parkinson's.

Will I be able to continue working?

If your treatment is carefully managed and you have plenty of support, it could be possible to stay in work for as long as you want to. 

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Leanne Owen driving

Can I keep driving?

Having Parkinson's doesn't necessarily mean that you will have to stop driving. But there are some things you need to know about staying safe on the road.

What are my rights and legal options?

If you have Parkinson's, knowing your rights can help you take control of your life and get the support you need. There are ways to protect your rights and legal options to help you plan decisions about your healthcare, social care and finances.

Helpline and local advisers

Our helpline and Parkinson's local advisers are here to answer any questions you have about work, money, driving and legal.

Call us on 0808 800 0303.