Young onset Parkinson's best practice statement
This statement summarises available evidence and expert recommendations for health professionals working with people with young onset Parkinson's.
This statement is aimed at all professionals involved in the diagnosis, management and care of patients with young onset Parkinson's.
It has been developed through consultation with expert clinicians with an interest in young onset Parkinson's and members of the Younger Parkinson's Alliance, and aims to support them to achieve the best possible quality of life.
Topics covered by the statement:
- Challenges of diagnosis
- Other possible diagnoses
- Managing the condition
- Mental health
- Relationships, friends and family
- Work, finances, driving and legal
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