This course is only available to UNISON members.
(Postponed) Parkinson’s – Awareness and Management
The workshop will give health and social care professionals a greater understanding of Parkinson’s and its impact, and provide strategies to help you support people with the condition. It will outline what Parkinson’s is and how is it diagnosed; non-motor symptoms; management of the condition and palliative care. It is suitable for all staff working in health or care organisations with people with Parkinson’s.
The session will emphasise the importance of medication regimes which is particularly relevant to home care staff.
Tutor: Nuala Campbell
Tutor's organisation: Parkinson’s UK
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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