Experience Neurographica – The transformational mindful art.
As a carer, it’s important to make time for yourself to de-stress and reflect. Neurographica provides you with a powerful opportunity to release your anxiety and stress on paper. It’s a therapeutic practice where anyone can create and enjoy – you don’t have to be an artist.
Join us for this exciting online art program starting late October.
As part of Carers Week 2021, Parkinson’s Queensland is excited to announce we have partnered with Wellways Carer Gateway to host a Morning Tea in honour of our Parkinson’s Carers.
If you are a Carer in the Parkinson’s Community, come along and join others, have morning tea and some friendly conversation, meet the Parkinson’s Queensland and Wellways teams, and enjoy the activities of the morning.
Support and respite available to help you attend.
We have an opportunity for some energy raising fun all in the name of celebrating Seniors Month 2021 this October!
Parkinson’s Queensland is partnering with the Clem Jones Centre to deliver easy to follow online exercise classes for seniors living with Parkinson’s. Classes include Balance and Coordination, Strength and Stretch, and PD Boxing.
Join in and do yourself a world of good.
Join us for our next webinar on 30 September at 10am with Eugenia Ferreiro who is conducting her biomedical research at the Queensland Brain Institute.
SafeMate is a revolutionary device which provides instant access to your essential health details with the scan of your very own personal QR code.
Working with Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics are trained to look for SafeMate. You can rest assured knowing that if you or someone you love are having trouble communicating important information, such as medical details or a next of kin’s contact number in an emergency, SafeMate is here to help!
Are you feeling confused as to what you can and can’t do, and where you can and can’t go? Restrictions across Australia seem to be changing by the day.
Healthdirect Australia have created this brilliant tool to check restrictions in Queensland and other states and territories – whether it be related to attending events, shopping, eating out or visiting friends.
It is updated multiple times a day so you can rely on this as a one stop shop for checking what you can and can’t do across Australia. To use the Restriction Checker, visit the link below.
Become an Entertainment Member and access discounts on dining, shopping and travel. 20% of every Entertainment Membership goes directly to help people affected by Parkinson’s disease in Queensland. Get more of what you love and give back to our cause.
Our members now have access to direct one on one peer support, providing assistance to Queenslanders impacted by Parkinson’s disease, whether you are a person living with the disease or a carer. With our Telephone Peer Support Program you can access support to navigate the challenges and uncertainty of your Parkinson’s journey.
As part of the Federal government roll out of the national COVID-19 vaccination programme, we have been notified that people with Parkinson’s are included in Phase 1b. This phase will commence nationally from 22 March 2021. The COVID-19 vaccine in not a live vaccine therefore there should be no concerns about interactions with Parkinson’s related medications.
For further details please visit Department of Health website by clicking below or telephone 1800 020 080 to assess your eligibility.