5 Sources Of Support
1 Your PD specialist team – you should be reviewed every six to 12 months and be able to contact a specialist nurse when needed.
2 Parkinson’s UK – provides information and support, with local branches and SelfManagement Programmes. It's free for people with Parkinson’s, partners and carers (parkinsons. org.uk; 0808 800 0303).
3 Local authority and social services – offer services/ adaptations in your own home/ community to help you cope and maintain independence.
4 Benefits such as Employment and Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payments and Attendance Allowance – gov. uk/browse/benefits/disability or ask your local council.
5 Carers need financial, emotional and practical support too; see nhs.uk for details of Carers’ Assessments.