Parkinson’s Awareness Session


These workshops are community funded so open to residents of North Tyneside age 19+.

They are appropriate for those who wish to know a little more about Parkinson’s.

This informal session will focus on:

  • Main symptoms of Parkinson’s
  • Stages of Parkinson’s
  • Diagnosis
  • Treating Parkinson’s
  • Self help
  • Charities and support groups


There is no formal assessment for this awareness session.

Course length

2 hour workshop.


Thursday 18 January 2024

10am – 12pm

YMCA, North Shields

Those interested in working in care sector go on to do:

  • 1 week – Get into Care Course held at the YMCA in North Shields.

Blended learning course is also available. (YMCA, North Shields)

  • L2 Common Health Conditions
  • L2 Falls Prevention
  • L2 Principles of Dementia Care
  • L2 Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

Distance Learning

  • L2 Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
  • L2 Principles of Dementia Care
  • L2 Personal Care Needs
  • L2 Customer Service for Health and Social Care.

Other courses available via distance learning can be found on

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