Caring for someone with Parkinson's
Do you help support or care for a partner, friend or family member with Parkinson's? We're here for you too.
Download our carer's guide
If you care for someone with Parkinson's, this guide looks at issues that may affect you.
It offers practical help and advice, whether you provide care and support for someone who has recently been diagnosed, or someone who has been living with Parkinson's for a while.
We’re currently reviewing our information for family, carers and friends, and would love to hear your feedback. So if there’s anything we’ve missed, or have thoughts on what we could be doing better, then please get in touch.
Tahira and her family's story
We spoke to Tahira and her family about caring for Ashiq, her husband who had Parkinson's.
Hear about their experience in our short video.
Keeping a diary - for carers
If you care for someone with Parkinson's, you may find it helpful to keep a diary.
Find support near you
Enter your postcode to find support services in your area, including:
- your nearest local adviser
- local support groups and meetings
- exercise classes
- social and creative activities
- complementary therapies
Helpline and local advisers
Our helpline and Parkinson's local advisers are here to answer any questions you have about caring for someone with Parkinson's.
Call us on 0808 800 0303.
Research can't happen without you
Are you interested in helping create better support and services for people like you? If yes, you can take part in research.
We review all our information within 3 years. If you'd like to find out more about how we put our information together, including references and the sources of evidence we use, please contact us at [email protected].