Parkinson's awareness: a 15-minute online presentation for ward staff (Excellence Network)

This free 15-minute online presentation from Parkinson's UK will help ward staff understand the key issues when caring for people with Parkinson's.

15 minutes
Event / learning type
Parkinson's UK

This programme has been endorsed by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until March 2019.

It pulls together the key symptoms and issues that can impact on a person with Parkinson's and their care when admitted to a hospital ward.

You can watch it below, and hospitals can put a link to this page up on their intranet to encourage staff to watch the presentation. 

How Can I get a copy of the film?

If you would like to use this resource in your own organisation please complete this form to request a copy of the film.

The film is made available under a Creative Commons licence BY-NC-ND. It is important that you understand the legal restrictions for using this film.

What will participants learn?

Participants will:

  • have an increased knowledge and understanding of Parkinson's
  • better understand the needs of people living with Parkinson's, and their families
  • recognise the importance of time sensitive drug management
  • know the resources available to improve practice in hospitals therefore improving care for people with Parkinson's

Who is it for?

Any staff working on a hospital ward.

Parkinson's awareness: a 15-minute online presentation for ward staff

Duration: 15 minutes