REGISTER Representing the interest of 14 IPA’s, throughout South Africa

Long-Term Care for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (Parkinson’s disease) is a nervous system disorder of the brain that affects movement. The disease is more commonly seen in older adults. Men are also 1.5 times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than women. The disorder often leads to the need for long-term care, particularly with Parkinson’s disease progression. After reading this guide, you will have a better understanding of the stages of Parkinson’s disease and the care needs and long-term care options available to those who have this disease.


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