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Movement Disorder Nurse

The Movement Disorder Nurse provides specialist nursing care for people living with a movement disorder. This includes people living with Parkinson’s disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD).

The Movement Disorder Nurse can be accessed at any stage through the disease process; newly diagnosed through to advanced disease progression. The service includes support, education, multidisciplinary referrals and correspondence.

Patient information

  • How do I access this service?

    Referrals will be accepted from clinicians, self-referral, family and carers and specialists.

    The Movement Disorder Nurse is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08:30am to 5pm.

  • Where is this service available?

    The service can be provided as a clinic at the Community Health Service and in your home or usual place of living.

  • What to bring

    Please bring a list of your current medications and any specialist letters.

  • Why see a Movement Disorder Nurse?

    The Movement disorder nurse can provide education and support to help increase your ability and confidence to manage your movement disorder. They can provide ongoing referrals and help you get the right care at the right time and place.

  • What does this service cost?

    There are no fees for this service.

  • What happens after I am referred?

    The Movement Disorder Nurse will contact you by telephone to arrange the most appropriate appointment for you.

Refer a patient

Referrals will be accepted from clinicians, self-referral, family and carers and specialists.

The Movement Disorder Nurse is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08:30am to 5pm.

Eligibility:
• >18 years with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or Atypical Parkinson’s disease (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple System Atrophy, Corticobasal Degeneration)
• Living within the SWH Community Health catchment area (Warrnambool, Moyne, Corangamite).

Page last updated: 11 November 2021

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