Events and learning for professionals

Understanding Parkinson's for health and social care staff (Excellence Network) (no longer open to new applicants)

  • Training location
    No longer available

We are no longer delivering the accredited Understanding Parkinson's programme. We are honouring our recent commitments for those that are currently delivering this course within their organisations or are half way through the modules on a current course.

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Understanding Parkinson's for health and social care staff - online (Excellence Network)

  • Training location
    Online
  • Cost
    Free
  • Duration
    24 hours

This free online course from Parkinson's UK and the Open University offers around 24 hours of learning time for health and social care staff.

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Domiciliary care for someone with Parkinson's: a 20 minute presentation for home care workers (Excellence Network)

  • Cost
    Free
  • Duration
    20 minutes

A free 20 minute online presentation from Parkinson's UK has been developed for domiciliary care staff to equip them to provide better care to people with Parkinson's.

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Parkinson's: managing bone health and fracture risk - online (Excellence Network)

  • Cost
    Free

Parkinson's UK and the Open University created this free online  course designed for professionals, such as Parkinson's specialist nurses and other clinicians, who work as part of the specialist team. It takes approximately 10 hours to complete.

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Parkinson's Explained (Consultus Care)

  • Training location
    South East England
  • Cost
    Please contact Consultus Care
  • Duration
    3 hrs

At the end of this course, participants will have gained an understanding of the key challenges of living with Parkinson's, such as the challenges of mobility, communication and swallowing. They will also be able to identify the importance of drug management, and recognise the role of Parkinson's UK and the UK Parkinson's Excellence Network in supporting people with Parkinson's.

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Neuroplasticity in Parkinson's Level 2 Practical Course (PD WARRIOR)

  • Training location
    Various
  • Cost
    £349 (includes Level 1 ONLINE and Level 2 PRACTICAL workshop)
  • Duration
    15 hours online plus 1 day practical workshop

Learn how to improve function, quality of life and long-term exercise behaviour in people with Parkinson's through this online and exercise-based program.

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A Map of Parkinson's (Phoenix-Aragon Education)

  • Training location
    Online
  • Cost
    Free (introductory module). £55 or £44 with voucher (full course)
  • Duration
    Flexible

This innovative, online self-study course enables Allied Health Professionals to work more effectively with people living with Parkinson's.

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Care and support in advanced Parkinson's: A guide for general practice (Excellence Network)

  • Training location
    Online
  • Cost
    FREE
  • Duration
    30-45 mins

This free, online, interactive module, by Parkinson's UK, will support the knowledge of advanced Parkinson's for GPs or practice teams, to help improve your practice

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