Providing better support to people with Parkinson's in the community and preventing unnecessary hospital admissions

This interactive guide offers advice on how to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for people with Parkinson's.

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Topic
  • Access to multi-disciplinary teams
  • Anticipatory / advanced care
  • Care strategies
  • Infection and falls prevention, and bone health
  • Mental health
  • Patient involvement
  • Service improvement
  • Side effects
  • Symptoms
  • Treatments and medication
Resource type
  • Publications
Profession
  • All professions
  • Care manager
  • Care worker
  • Dietitian
  • Doctor (Geriatrician)
  • Doctor (GP)
  • Doctor (Neurologist)
  • Doctor (Other)
  • GP
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Nurse (other)
  • Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
  • Occupational therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Social care assessor
  • Social worker
  • Speech and language therapist
Stage
  • Complex
  • End of life
  • Maintenance

It gives guidance on ensuring access to crisis community support, planning ahead to develop and provide anticipatory care, and building collaborative partnerships between multidisciplinary care providers in the community.

It also highlights the importance of empowerment and self-management for people with Parkinson's.

The guide been developed using feedback from Excellence Network members.

Please note that this is an interactive resource and is not available in printed form. However it can be printed locally as required.

Download the Providing better care to people in the community guide (PDF, 7MB)