Lockdown Staff Blog – Judy

Life has become simple in many respects. This suits me, although I’m not quite sure about other members in our bubble. They appear to be taking things in their stride though. My son asked just before lockdown if he and my granddaughter Olivia could come stay with us. She’s 7 years old and her mum…

Lockdown Staff Blog – Anna

Hi everyone, your friendly Parkinson’s nurse Anna Fraser here! I hope you’re all doing well in your bubble. Like others in the organisation I’m working from home alongside my hubby Tom. And, we have five teenage boys in the house all trying to continue their online schooling so it’s fair to say our rural internet…

Lockdown Staff Blogs – Charlotte

Hi everyone! This is Charlotte, the fundraising assistant, bringing you the next installment of our staff blog. I am currently at my home in Central Christchurch, with my husband and my two-and-a-half-year-old. I also, like many of you, have MS. I’ve made a little home office in our bedroom and take time – whenever I…

Lockdown Staff Blogs – Robin

Greetings everyone, this is Service Manager, Robin Furley. Our staff team is going to take turns with regular contributions to our page here. Yesterday was day one of our ‘work-cation’, and weather-wise it was a glorious late summer day. We are all working from home and we are thankful for the technology that allows us…

COVID 19 Lockdown

In accordance with the change in alert levels that has occurred over the weekend and today, all our physical services have been suspended.Please be assured, our staff, including our nurses and physios, will be in contact with all our members.If you had a home visit or physio assessment, this will be honoured, but it will…

COVID-19

Here is some info about COVID-19 as it relates to Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis. Our members may have already seen this. Parkinsons NZ COVID-19 advice for patients MSNZ COVID-19 advice for patients All efforts are being made to limit the spread of this virus and each of us has a part to play by following…

COVID-19 – Stay Safe

Following the announcement yesterday that COVID-19 is now officially considered to be a pandemic by the World Health Organization, we are sharing information and advice compiled by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists and published on the MSNZ website. Although it has been published by MSNZ, the advice is equally relevant to our…

Living Well with Parkinson’s

Due to scheduling conflicts, LWP will be on a Wednesday, starting on 1st April at 1pm – 3pm. Please let Anna know if you would like to attend: pnurse@ms-pd.org.nz

Entertainment Book 2020

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Upcoming Coffee Mornings in Feb/March

Tuesday 25th Feb, 2020 at Robert Harris, LincolnFriday 28th Feb, 2020 at The Old Vicarage, HalswellFriday 6th March, 2020 at Dux Dine, Riccarton All starting at 10.30am If you wish to attend, please RSVP to our Social Activities Co-ordinator, Lesley at lesley.williams@xtra.co.nz