Parkinson's disease education sessions
Parkinson's disease and other conditions with Parkinsonism are common neurological conditions that affect more than 50,000 people in Belgium. The disease can manifest in a variety of ways, such as mobility issues (shaking, muscle stiffness, etcetera), cognitive problems or problems with going to the toilet, sleeping, swallowing, speaking, etcetera.
Experts at Maria Middelares General Hospital are ready to answer the many questions that will arise. A variety of subjects will be discussed in several free information sessions. The information session are held on an annual basis. You can choose for yourself which information session(s) you want to attend. Registration is required.
The target group for these information sessions is patientsand their carersor immediate family.
From 2pm to 4pm. The doors open from 1.30pm.
Maria Middelares General Hospital - Chapel, Buitenring Sint-Denijs 30, 9000 Ghent
This is not in the hospital building. Follow the signs on our site to the Klooster building (number 1 on the map below).
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|02/10/2020||Parkinson’s disease: a medical overview|
Dr Olivier Stevens, neurologist; Dr Koen Matthys, Rehabilitation physician and
Lore Sucaet or Ria Flieberg, Neurology nurse
|This information session is cancelled because of COVID-19.||Mobility with Parkinson's disease|
Silke Cocquyt, physical therapist and Tanja Tanghe, physical therapist
|15/01/2021||Cognition and communication with Parkinson's disease|
Riet De Paermentier, speech therapist
|26/02/2021||Diet and swallowing problems with Parkinson's disease|
Riet De Paermentier, speech therapist and Domien Van Dijck, dietitian
|23/04/2021||Psychological and sexual changes with Parkinson's disease|
Ulrike De Taeye, psychologist
|21/05/2021||(Daily) life with Parkinson's disease: information about assistive equipment, services, subsidies, tips & tricks|
Dévine Sys, occupational therapist and Maaike Verplancke, social worker