Simple isolation checklist for Parkinson's patients
Parkinson's MasterClass delegate Jane Price has created a simple isolation checklist for her service and has used this to contact patients with a structured approach to check on issues and difficulties that may have arisen as a result of the lockdown. Many patients begin by saying that they are self-isolating, but when Jane asks them about food, medication etc. they disclose that they are still going out for these things, sometimes because they were unaware of the voluntary services in their area.
"Maintaining a service and supporting our patients at this time will potentially reduce their need to otherwise access alternative services which are already under pressure, and crucially help to avoid unnecessary hospital admission." Jane Price
'The things you can't get from the books'
Parkinson's Academy, our original and longest running Academy, houses 20 years of inspirational projects, resources, and evidence for improving outcomes for people with Parkinson's. Led by co-founder and educational director Dr Peter Fletcher, the Academy has a truly collegiate feel and prides itself on delivering 'the things you can't get from books' - a practical learning model which inspires all Neurology Academy courses.