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About Parkinson's New Zealand

We provide information, education and support to people with Parkinson's (and related conditions) and their caregivers and we liaise with allied health professionals.

Parkinson's New Zealand is a not-for-profit, voluntary organisation whose primary objective is the optimal wellbeing, dignity and confidence of those with Parkinson's, their families and carers. Our team of Community Educators are registered health professionals that have a wealth of knowledge and experience. 

For information on Parkinson's Group Meetings and Carer Group meetings in the Rodney area see  www.parkinsons.org.nz

How do I access this service?

Referral, Contact us

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Service Types

Advocacy

Our community educators can work beside you or speak on your behalf, particularly when speaking with hospital staff, specialists and employers. They are also able to facilitate family/whanau meetings. Community…

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Community Educator Service

There are 30 community educators across New Zealand. They provide education, information and help people make informed decisions about living with Parkinson’s.

Community educators can provide:

  • home visits
  • support groups…

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Family / whanau

  • Respite
  • Support

We also provide support and information for carers and families of people affected by Parkinson’s. This includes how to get information, support with keeping records, financial help, dealing with emotions,…

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Older adult

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Your community educator will be able to tell you about any social activities held in your area. They will also be able to let you know about any programmes that…

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Home support

  • Home visiting

Our community educators can provide individualised advice through a personal assessment. They will work with the person with Parkinson’s, their family and carers to provide information and support to an…

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Transport

Our community educators can provide general advice on how to arrange mobility vouchers, parking permits, home help and other general assistance.

Charges

This is a free service.

Languages Spoken

English

Region

Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 11 067
Manners Street
Wellington 6142

This page was last updated at 12:32PM on March 14, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Parkinson's New Zealand.