About Parkinson’s Awareness
Our Parkinson’s Awareness course is perfect for anyone working within the healthcare sector. Learners will come away from our course with the knowledge and skill needed to identify what Parkinson’s is and what causes it. The trainer will also focus on how you can treat the disease. In total, the course will last 2 hours, and the trainer will involve learners in several group activities.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 3 hours to be completed.
Who needs this training?
All individuals who are employed by or looking to work in the health care sector.
What are the main points covered?
The course explains what is Parkinson’s disease, how to understand its symptoms and what causes the disease.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Parkinson’s Awareness Course Outline
- What is Parkinson’s?
- Understanding the symptoms of Parkinson’s.
- What causes Parkinson’s?
- Treating Parkinson’s.
Parkinson’s Awareness FAQs
What is Parkinson’s disease?
Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. Patients with Parkinson’s can experience a wide range of physical and psychological symptoms. There is no cure for the condition but treatment can help maintain quality of life.
Who is the Parkinson’s awareness course for?
Anyone working in the health care and social care sectors is advised to attend this course. Suitable for candidates at all levels, this course provides an understanding of the symptoms and treatments available for sufferers of Parkinson’s.
What will I learn on the Parkinson’s awareness course?
The course ensures candidates have a thorough understanding of what Parkinson’s disease is, including the signs and symptoms such as freezing, hallucinations and impulse control problems. The course looks at ways medication, surgery and alternative therapies can help and different ways of improving the quality of life for the individual.
Why is there no e-learning version of the course?
Due to the practical nature of the group activities developed by our experienced instructors, as a way of demonstrating the effects Parkinson’s disease has on the life of someone suffering from the condition, training is only available in-house.