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Parkinson’s ACT

Parkinson’s ACT promotes the well-being and interests of people with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and carers in the ACT and nearby region.

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1 Australian is diagnosed with Parkinson’s
every 40 minutes

A little about who we are

We are a volunteer-run, non-profit organisation providing information, support and education for people living with Parkinson’s.

The purpose of Parkinson’s ACT is to promote the well-being and interests of people with Parkinson’s and their families, friends and carers in the ACT and nearby region.

 

Upcoming events

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17/09/2021 @ 10:00 am

Painting with Parkinsons – Botanic Gardens

** On hold until otherwise notified due to current lockdown restrictions ** This innovative art therapy program is designed specifically for people living with Parkinson’s and has been running continuously […]

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17/09/2021 @ 4:00 pm

Drop in and explore the world with the OT @ Zoom

Pack your bags, we’re travelling virtually! Parkinson’s ACT Occupational Therapy is offering ZOOM drop-ins to help keep you connected to others during our extended lockdown. Drop-in to share your travel […]

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20/09/2021 @ 10:00 am

Singing

This singing group is fun, social and creative as well as therapeutic. It is subsidised by PACT and run by Chrissie Shaw. Please contact Chrissie at chrissieshaw@apex.net.au for details. See […]

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20/09/2021 @ 3:00 pm

Men Who Care

For more information email Michael Robbins

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20/09/2021 @ 4:00 pm

Drop in and explore the world with the OT @ Zoom

Pack your bags, we’re travelling virtually! Parkinson’s ACT Occupational Therapy is offering ZOOM drop-ins to help keep you connected to others during our extended lockdown. Drop-in to share your travel […]

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SINEMET Supply Shortage Update – February 2021

SINEMET Supply Shortage Update – February 2021

We have received the following update to the supply of SINEMET CR® (levodopa/carbidopa) 200 mg/50 mg controlled release tablets. The long-standing shortage of a formulation of Levodopa/Carbidopa 200/50 (Sinemet CR) has been resolved. The manufacturers, MSD (Merck,...

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The most important contribution that you can make is to understand the difficulties that people with Parkinson’s experience.

Knowing more about this illness will lift the awareness and also help reduce the stigma attached to living with this condition.

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