There are over 69,000 people in New South Wales living with Parkinson's. By Stepping Up for Parkinson's, Parkinson's NSW can continue the mission to enhance the quality of life to all people living with Parkinson's.
Thank you for supporting us in supporting the Parkinson's community - it means a great deal.
Last year our supporters helped us deliver the following
2,237 InfoLine calls were answered, providing information and referrals to people living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.
52% more InfoLine packs were mailed, distributing vital information direct to people’s homes.
72 Support groups offered more than 2,500 participants valuable peer-support in cities and regional areas – including online via Facebook and Zoom video-chat sessions.
914 individual counselling sessions and 114 group sessions were conducted, 63% by telephone and 16% by video-chat.
Parkinson's Specialist Nurses
5 Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses were supported, travelling a total of 39,096 kilometres and participating in 938 Telehealth consultations to give people vital guidance and help.
Parkinson's Personal Training
104 Parkinson’s personal training sessions were conducted by our Exercise Physiologist, and 22 exercise videos were produced to keep people moving helping to relieve their physical symptoms when personal contact wasn't possible.
Our 2021 Impact
72 groups offered more than 2,500 participants support.
About Parkinson's NSW
Parkinson’s NSW is a for-purpose organisation striving to make life better for people living with Parkinson’s, their families, and carers.
We provide essential services such as counselling, Support Groups, an InfoLine supported by Parkinson’s Registered Nurses, education, NDIS advocacy, Support Coordination and fundraising for service delivery.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by Parkinson’s.