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PARKINSON'S ACT SEMINAR "Living your best life now"

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Corinna Ballroom

Southern Cross Club, Woden

92-96 Corrina St

Woden, ACT 2606

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This year the Parkinson’s ACT Committee is proud to be hosting our one-day biennial seminar for people living with Parkinson’s, their family, friends and others, including Allied Health Professionals, interested in supporting people with PD to live their best life possible.

For 2018 we have designed our seminar around four keynote speakers who are specialists in their fields:

  • Treatment Pathways: From diagnosis to advanced therapies - Dr Yash Gawarikar, Consultant Neurologist and Senior Staff Specialist, Calvary Public Hospital, VMO Calvary Bruce, and Clinical Lecturer Neurology ANU Medical School
  • Parkinson’s Blues: Are anxiety, depression and hallucinations holding you back? - Dr Linton Meagher, Specialist Neuropsychiatrist, Northside Cremorne Clinic, VMO Sydney Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Surgical Clinic, North Shore Private Hospital
  • Research: Early diagnosis and slowing disease progression - Associate Professor Antony Cooper, Head, Division of Neuroscience, Garvin Institute of Medical Research
  • Exercise as Medicine: The power of neuroplasticity to slow down the development of, and manage PD Symptoms - Ms Gilly Davy, Clinical Director and Lead Neurological Physiotherapists, Connect Neuro Physiotherapy, NZ. Australian Award for contributions to Neurological Physiotherapy. Introduction by Mr Ian Ruff, Olympic Medallist

We will also hear updates from several of our national representatives and enjoy the OFFBEAT dancers, coordinated by Philip Piggin. Representatives from PACT's various support groups will be attending and happy to chat about their groups, including PACT's newest support group Young at Park (Y@P) for people with early onset Parkinson's.

There will be a Mini Market Place showcasing a range of services for those living with PD, and a Painting with Parkinsons art exhibition. Lunch, morning and afternoon teas will be provided. The seminar is open to the public - all welcome!

Please find a detailed Seminar program and list of Mini Market contributors that you can download at the end of the FAQs

FAQs

Is the venue accessible for people with disability?

Yes, the Southern Cross Club is fully accessbible for people using mobility aids, and has accessible toilets immediately outside of the main conference space

There are also a number of quiet spaces where participants can relax as needed

Will morning, afternoon tea and lunch be provided and is it including in the register fee?

Yes - participants will be provided with morning and afternoon tea and lunch. Water, tea and coffee will be available throughout the day

What if I have food intolerances?

Please advise the organisers via email of your dietary requirements as soon as possible so that the caterers can ensure there are suitable meals available for you on the day

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is plenty of secure, free under-cover parking at the club, including a number of disabled parking spots near main entrances. Participants will need to have their parking tickets validated at the main desk in the foyer before departing. There is also plenty of public parking directly across the road from the venue and in the immediate vicinity.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email your inquiries to actparkinsons@gmail.com and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible

What's the refund policy?

As a Not For Profit needing to pay for the considerable costs for this event up front we are not in position to provide refunds

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please!

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PACT Seminar Program and Mini Market Participants

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Corinna Ballroom

Southern Cross Club, Woden

92-96 Corrina St

Woden, ACT 2606

Australia

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