Study will look at Parkinson’s Disease in care homes

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Parkinson’s Disease Society (PDS) has invested almost £60,000 in what it says is the first-ever study looking at the experiences of people with Parkinson’s Disease living in residential care in England.

It is not known exactly how many people with Parkinson’s Disease are in care homes in England, but American research suggests about five to 10 percent of care home residents have the condition.

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