Optimise resident mobility this World Parkinson’s Day 2016 (April 11)

Treatment sessions, when individualised to a resident’s assessed needs, are designed to improve pain management and optimise mobility, dexterity, and rehabilitation.

Mobility care plans, however, are generally written with staff and resident safety in mind… If a resident’s mobility is borderline, the worst case scenario is usually planned for.

When mobilising a resident with Parkinson’s Disease, nursing/care staff can use an approach that is safe but also promotes wellness, reablement, and maintains mobility (click here to read more)