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The Challenge of Parkinson's Disease: Adapting to a Nursing Home

The Challenge of Parkinson's Disease: Adapting to a Nursing Home

Topics: caregiving

Educational Supplement #10

Karla Tolson, R.N., B.S.N.
Former Coordinator, APDA Information and Referral Center Tulsa, Oklahoma

Even in the best of circumstances, residing in a nursing home can bring overwhelming challenges, and when you add a chronic progressive neurological disease, such as Parkinson's disease (PD), the challenges add up and may seem insurmountable.  This supplement will discuss issues pertaining to Parkinson's patients adapting to a nursing home; such as: Individualized Care, Partnering with the nursing home, Changing Roles and Receiving Adequate Care.


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