The Parkinson’s Australia National Conference, hosted this year by Parkinson’s Queensland Inc, is being held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland on the 13th & 14th July 2012.
The conference theme is: “Better knowledge, better outcomes”.
The conference is designed to be a vital event for everyone in the Parkinson’s family: people with Parkinson’s; their carers; neurologists, general practitioners, allied health professionals; researchers; pharmaceutical manufacturers and anyone else with an interest in this challenging disease.
The Conference will address issues such as:
Causes and Impacts
Advances in Surgical Treatments
Advances in Drug Treatments
Young Onset – Special Issues
Exercise Treatments for Parkinson’s
Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease
People with Parkinson’s in Aged Care
Balance and Falls
Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease
Caring for the Carer’s
My Life with Parkinson’s
Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist Service
About Parkinson’s Australia
Parkinson’s Australia is made up of a Board consisting of a representative of each State and Territory Parkinson’s organisations. Our principal service is advocacy and to be the voice of people with Parkinson’s. As the peak nationwide agency, we represent the needs and interests of people with Parkinson’s to all levels of government seeking improved funding for services, research and awareness. Improving the understanding of Parkinson’s within the Australian community is recognised as one of priorities.