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Monday 3 April 2006 - The 10th World Parkinson’s Disease Day Celebrations
Venue: Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

Web based resources supporting rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease

The Centre for Evidence Based Physiotherapy in Maastricht collects and disseminates available scientific evidence in the physiotherapy domain. The Dutch Guidelines for Physiotherapy and Parkinson’s disease are available for download from the CEBP site, and there should shortly be an English translation available.

The Movement Disorder Virtual University, compiled by We Move, is a comprehensive resource for movement disorder information and education on the internet, and hosts a Parkinson’s disease resource library.

MedlinePlus is a service provided by the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It has a Parkinson’s disease resource link page. has a Topic collection bringing together citations from the bmj on Parkinson’s disease.

The Parkinson's Disease Society is the leading charity in the UK dedicated to supporting all people with Parkinson's, their families, friends and carers. It has a special page of resources for professionals.

The European Parkinson’s Disease Association, whose mission is to develop a dialogue between science and society about Parkinson’s disease, has a page of resources for professionals.

Web resources for people with Parkinson’s disease and their carers

InfoPark is an EC funded project which investigated the information, health and social care needs of older people with Parkinson's disease and their carers.

Parkinsonpoly is a website based on the board game Monopoly. Developed as a collaboration between the EPDA and Novartis/Orion Pharma, individual parts of the board game contain different aspects of information about optimising life with Parkinson’s disease.

We Move produce comprehensive information for patients and carers on all aspects of Parkinson’s disease.

The EC funded InfoPark study 'Information, health and social care needs of older disabled people (Parkinson's disease) and their carers' has produced information for people with Parkinson's disease, their carers and professionals.


Using cueing to improve mobility in Parkinson’s Disease: A CD-Rom for therapists Click here for more details



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