Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s?

Join us for a day to find out what’s on in Essex to help you take control.

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Chelmsford 31 Oct 2018


10am-3pm, Wednesday 31 October 2018

Christ Church URC rooms, 164 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0AW

Partner/ supporter welcome. Free lunch included – booking required.

For further details and to register a place contact Kecia Harris or call 0300 123 3676



Note change in venue due to power cut at the original venue.

PARKING:  The postcode won’t take you to the parking, Below is a map of how to get to the parking on Bradford St and a photo of what it looks like from Bradford St.  the directions to it are as follows:

To reach our car park
– When in New London Road
– turn into Lower Anchor Street and then
– first left into Bradford Street
– at the end of Bradford Street our car park is straight ahead of you.

Venue location:

Provisional agenda:

A day for recently diagnosed people who wish to find out what’s available to help them live well with Parkinson’s. 

10:00-10:25 Arrival, refreshments

10:25-10:30 Welcome, purpose of the day, and housekeeping

10:30-10:40 Introduction to Parkinson’s UK

Kecia Harris, Parkinson’s UK

10:40-10:50 Parkinson’s Local Adviser   

10:50-11:00 Bob Mays: What exercise has done for me

11:00-11:50 Tango workshop

11:50-12:00 Comfort break

12:00-12:10 What does the Parkinson’s Nurse service offer you? 

12:10-12:30 Q & A to nurses, Tango instructor, Bob May

12:30-1:20 Lunch.  Information stand on Parkinson’s UK and local opportunities. 

1:20-1:55 East of England Research Interest Group

1:55-2:40 Voice workshop

2:40-2:50 Parkinson’s UK groups and Cafes. Diane

2:50-3:00 summing up, evaluation and close.


For further details and to register a place contact Kecia Harris or call 0300 123 3676