Our aim is to provide support for People with Parkinson’s, their family and carers in the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
What do we do?
We run regular activities for People with Parkinson’s along with their family members and carers. We have a very popular weekly exercise class on Thursday mornings and weekly Coffee Mornings on Monday mornings. We have an annual afternoon tea or summer meal, Christmas party and Christmas Lunch. We often hold ‘adhoc’ fundraising and awareness events too.
We can provide support in the form of sourcing information, booklets and leaflets and can signpost to other helpful agencies. We can also, in some cases, assist with social security questions or accompany people to meetings with Social Security. We have also held courses for our carers which allows them to come together to chat, swap notes and also learn further coping strategies.
Health, Social Care & Well-being – Guernsey
The specialist Consultant on the island who deals with Parkinson’s is Dr Matthew who is based at The Day Assessment Unit at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital.
The Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist is Debbie Robilliard. You may be referred to Dr Matthew or Debbie via your GP.
If you would like to get in touch with Parkinson’s Guernsey, please either send an email or call us. We are happy to chat and can send you a welcome pack if you like.
How to join the local branch?
If you would like to become a member, then kindly call or email so that we can send you an application form. The annual subscription fee is £10.00. This enables us to send you periodic newsletters, invitations to various events and keeps both parties in touch.