A Doctor’s support is vital when a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease is made. When a diagnosis such as Parkinson’s is made by a doctor, the patient and their family will likely need both medical and psychological support. There is plenty of behavioural advice for people that receive a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. The psychological effects on the patient, their family and doctors can be hard.
For the patient, decisions about treatment and life planning will need to be made. Financial planning to ensure that the patient has access to care and nursing services is important. This might mean selling the family home or making changes to the family financial system. For help with this, a family solicitors might be called on to safeguard certain savings or make changes to mortgages or life insurance. A family solicitors in London might be instructed to make changes to the patient’s estate management.
Patients might decide to update or make their will to minimise the stresses when Parkinson’s Disease becomes more severe. You can find a will writing solicitor by searching on google for a will writing service near you. For example, in Plymouth you might search for Will writing Devon.
For doctors that look after patients with Parkinson’s Disease awareness of their situation and likely changes in quality of life can be hard to bear. There are plenty of resources for Doctor’s support services. For NHS doctors, occupational health services can provide psychological support and counselling as part of a doctor’s supportnetwork.
For the family of a patient diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, there are support services in the form of traditional counselling and group support services as well as plenty of help from Parkinson’s Disease charity organisations. These can be found online through searching on Google for a local support group or a national charity that offers local support. Parkinson’s UK has support workers to help patients and family of people with Parkinson’s disease.