Parkinson's Disease Specialist Nurse for the New Forest
Contact Details :
Phone : 0300 0032186 (answerphone)
Your Parkinson's local adviser
Your local Parkinson's adviser can provide a wide range of support and information, or can point you where to get what you need.
Adviser for Isle of Wight, New Forest and Southampton City
Phone : 0344 225 3678
Assistance with form filling
CAB (to be confirmed)
New Forest Disability, based in New Milton, 01425 628750
Social Care in Action (SCA) at Fenwick in Lyndhurst provide two Day Care Clubs, one for older people and one for dementia. More information on their website about this and other services
Drop in Centres
The Coates Centre in Lymington
Support in your home
Belmore Lodge, Lymington, minimum 2 weeks
Gracewell, Sway, minimum 4 weeks
St George's, Milford on Sea
Carehome.co.uk provides a search capability for homes that cater for Parkinson's disease. The link is set to New Forest and Parkinson's. Most (all?) homes cater for Parkinson's among a range of conditions including Huntingdon's, Alzheimer's etc.
Care Quality Commission provides a map showing location and rating. At Jan '17 the majority in the New Forest are rated good with one outstanding and a few in need of improvement
The NHS has a full national list
Carehome.co.uk has a similar list to the UK
For searching Parkinson'sUK redirects you to Age UK who redirect you Elderly Accomodation Counsel but both Parkinson's and Age UK have advise pages on choice of home and why / when it's needed.
Support for Carers
The The Princess Royal Trust for Carers provides support for carers. Check back soon for more information currently being prepared.
See also information about their Emergency Planning service here