Caring For People With Parkinson's - A National Training Package for Residential Aged Care Facilities

Parkinson’s Australia’s new Aged Care Training Package called

Caring for People with Parkinson’s

is now available nationally. It is designed to educate and inform all the staff of Residential Aged Care Facilities to improve the quality of care provided for residents living with Parkinson’s.

The training package is evidence based, with clearly stated and measurable learning outcomes, while incorporating the principles of best practice in care and utilizes a person-centred approach.

Learning Outcomes

1. Increase the awareness and knowledge of the signs, symptoms and treatments of Parkinson's disease

2. Increase the understanding of the needs of someone living with Parkinson's.

3. Increase the capacity of staff in providing care for someone living with Parkinson's.

The training workshops, which are interactive and include a range of adult teaching/learning strategies, are facilitated by specialist educators with expertise in providing care for people with Parkinson’s.

For further information or to book a training workshop in your facility, contact the Parkinson’s Info Line on 1800 644 189