Parkinson’s Kent Volunteer Bulletin

Virtual Volunteer Week

Different Name, same great service Introducing the new Parkinson’s support officer for Kent, Emma Parkinson. This PDF can be read directly on your web browser

What to do as patients with Parkinson’s – Covid 19

Communicating your Parkinson’s -Video How to be prepared if you need to go to hospital. List your perscriptions, dosages and times.

CORONA VIRUS – Important Information

Suspension of Meetings Further Links https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/news/understanding-coronavirus-and-parkinsons

Parkinson’s UK on KMTV

Flaws in Parkinson's diagnosis

Research shows flaws diagnosis of Parkinsons More than a quarter of people with Parkinson’s have been misdiagnosed in Kent and the rest of the UK according to new research. The findings by Parkinson’s UK also […]

Boxing for Parkinson’s Fund Raising

Boxing for Parkinson’s New Go Fund Me Page Wayne Smith has started a fund-raising page on the website, Go Fund Me, with the aim of raising £2500 for the Boxing for Parkinson’s project. You can […]

Listen – supporting children of parents with Parkinson

video highlighting the help children of parents with Parkinson's might need at school

Highlighting the importance of supporting children of parents with Parkinson’s and how teachers can help. What do you think about this video? Leave a comment below.

Doctors prescribe social activities to treat disease

NHS plans for Doctors to prescribe social activities to treas diseases

New plans by the NHS will allow doctors to prescribe social activities to help patients with illnesses such as dementia, Diabetes and Parkinsons. Click on the link below to see a Kent Messenger / KMTV […]

Controlling Parkinson’s symptoms using boxing should encourage an upright stance

This video giving advice for those using boxing training to help control the symptoms of Parkinson’s encourages an upright stance. For more content like this go to Dopafit-Parkinson’s Wellness Center’s Facebook page (US) 

Parkinson’s Specific Exercise Video

      Power for Parkinson’s Strength & Balance: Full-Length At-Home Exercise Class – 51 Minutes Parkinson’s specific exercise video produced by Power for Parkinson’s  from Austin, Texas. If you have a go at this […]