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The Parkinson’s Association Patients Information Afternoon in Manor West Hotel Tralee on Saturday 21st January 2023

The Parkinson’s Association Patients Information Afternoon in Manor West Hotel Tralee on Saturday 21st January 2023 from 1pm-4pm.

There will be a number of speakers talking about different topics on the day, please see below for further information.

Lisa Wynne. Parkinson’s Disease nurse specialist with PAI. Registered general and children’s nurse. Working in the area of Parkinson’s Disease for over 9 years. PAI nurse since 2021. Providing support, education for those living with Parkinson’s disease and family members. Advocate for PD in Ireland and assisting to increase PD awareness to all.

Dr. Louise Carroll (Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. Physiotherapy) recently completed her Ph.D. through the University of Limerick, Ireland which was titled “ Evidence based practice aquatic therapy guidelines for Parkinson’s disease.” Louise has over 12-years’ experience delivering aquatic therapy classes to members of the Midwest branch of the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland. Louise has completed several advanced aquatic therapy courses for the treatment of neurological conditions internationally. Louise is a strong advocate of the physiological benefits of water immersion along with the ability of water to boost health and wellbeing, functional capacity, and promote independence for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Kathryn Crowley is a local tutor who specialises in therapeutic fusion workshops. The sessions combine gentle movement with breathwork and creativity (singing/writing/visual art). Kathryn works with people of all ages and abilities and has also sustained a lifelong arts practice. See Kathryn Crowley is a local tutor who specialises in therapeutic fusion workshops. The sessions combine gentle movement with breathwork and creativity (singing/writing/visual art). Kathryn works with people of all ages and abilities and has also sustained a lifelong arts practice. See www.ArtyShe.com

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