A £90,500 funded project by The Health Foundation (£75,000) and a Parkinson’s UK Excellence Network Service Improvement Grant (£15,500), it includes 150 patients in Plymouth, West Devon, and East Cornwall as a pilot before being rolled out across the UK.
Led by Dr Camille Carroll and Dr Terry Gorst with Research Assistant Emma King, the University, together with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, the project is implementing a new Parkinson’s service that utilises user-friendly technology and traditional resources to support home-based care.
Project partners include Cure Parkinson’s Trust, Flourish Workplace, Sheffield Hallam University, Global Kinetics Corporation, Parkinson’s UK, Fre-est, Radboud University, the South West Academic Health Science Network (SWAHSN) and UCB Pharma – along with people with Parkinson’s and their care partners.
Launched in July 2019, the project is due for completion in 2020.
For more information please click on the link: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/parkinsons/applied-parkinsons-research/home-based-parkinsons-care