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Education Courses.

PD education, exercise and relaxation course for people with PD and carers. This is an 8 week course which runs about 3 times per year in the Specialist Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre (SPARC) at London Road Community Hospital, Derby. Topics covered include:
-What is PD?
-Accessing services
-Medications
-Speech therapy
-Diet
For further information about this course contact:
Fiona Lindop, Specialist Parkinson's Physiotherapist, Specialist Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre, London Road Community Hospital, Derby.

PD Education Course for working people. Please contact Lisa Brown, PD specialist nurse, for more information about this course.

PD education Course Ripley.
Ripley Hospital hosts a Education and Exercise group for people with Parkinson's disease within the Amber Valley locality.  Carers are also invited to attend.  The group runs approximately 3 times a year.  It runs over a 6 week period, 2 hours per week, offering education about Parkinson's disease and practical exercise sessions.

Information about the group can be obtained from:
Ruth Cutts, Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy Dept. Ripley Hospital 01773 571435
Rachael Shuma, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Dept, Ripley Hospital 01773 571407

 

 

 

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