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Combined Parkinson's Disease & Motor Neurone Disease

Heathfield Community Centre, Sheepsetting Lane
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Carers (unpaid) / Directly Provided Services (ESCC) / Personal Assistants (Care) / PVI Adults (Private, Voluntary and Independent Care Sector) / Voluntary and Community Sector
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Personal Assistants / Unpaid Carers
Healthcare and Conditions
Course description

A course suitable for staff supporting people with Parkinson’s disease or Motor Neurone disease.

Training objectives

To provide knowledge and understanding on the specified conditions – Parkinson’s disease & Motor Neurone disease.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course it is anticipated you will be able to:

  • Describe what Parkinson’s disease and Motor Neurone disease means to the sufferer/ carer and the specific difficulties that can arise from having the condition/s

  • Explain some of the coping strategies for carers when caring for someone with these conditions

  • Recognise the long term complications that can arise, also appreciate how healthy living and lifestyle will impact on the sufferer and the resultant management of the specific condition.

Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 13 November 2019
End Date
Wednesday 13 November 2019
Closing Date
Thursday 7 November 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Maximum Places
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Number of Sessions