Introduction to Parkinson's for care staff (Excellence Network)

Due to the current coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, our volunteer education has stopped until further notice. Please do not complete the enquiry form via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

Please view our guidance on Coronavirus and Parkinson's and visit our online learning hub for alternative learning.

This free 1-hour course will give a solid introduction to Parkinson's for staff in nursing and care homes and home care agencies.

1 hour

A Parkinson's UK volunteer educator, trained by the charity and often with personal experience of the condition, will run the course at your workplace.

What will participants learn?

At the end of the course, staff will:

  • have better knowledge and understanding of Parkinson's
  • know the needs of people living with Parkinson's, particularly in a care or nursing home environment 
  • understand how best to care for people with Parkinson's
  • recognise the resources available, including Parkinson's UK, to improve the quality of life of people with Parkinson's and their carers
  • have evaluated their own practice and care of people with Parkinson's

Who is the course for?

All staff in nursing and care homes, and domiciliary and home care agencies.

We offer this course in many parts of the country. Click 'Apply now' to contact us and find out if there's a volunteer who can visit you. 

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].