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One in every 350 Australians lives with Parkinson’s Disease

Australia’s second commonest neurological disease has grown in numbers by 17% over the last 6 years! 
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Self Help & Wellbeing EXPO
Wednesday 3rd September, 10am–3pm. Venue: Hellenic Club, WODEN

“Connecting support groups, services and people who have long term conditions”

Health & social workers, community support workers, carers & individuals welcome.
Please join us to raise awareness for self help and support groups in the Canberra region.

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Join us for Unity Walk 2012!

Welcome!

The purpose of Parkinson’s ACT Inc is to promote the well-being and interests of people with Parkinson’s disease and their families, friends and carers in the ACT and nearby region.   We are a voluntary, non-profit organisation providing information, support and education for people living with Parkinson’s.

Support Group Meetings
Day time group - meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10.30am. Activities include guest speakers such as doctors and allied health professionals and informal meetings giving members the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences. New people are most welcome.   Venue: Building One, Pearce Community Centre, Collett Place, Pearce.

Evening group - caters for those people who are still working. It meets informally on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the evening. Time and place can be varied to suit participants.   Venue: Building One, Pearce Community Centre, Collett Place, Pearce

Painting Group
Painting with Parkinsons meets on Friday morning at the National Botanical Gardens.
Visit our Multimedia page to view the 2 part video titled Making A Mark - Art as therapy for Parkinson's

Other Services
Click the 'Our Services' button on the menu bar for details.

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For further information contact:
Parkinson’s ACT Inc office at S.H.O.U.T.
(Self Help Groups United Together)
Ph 02 6290 1984    Email parkinsons@shout.org.au


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directions to the SHOUT offices in Collett Place, Pearce


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