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Metropolitan Adelaide Specialised Groups

Specialised groups include those listed below, and are designed to help make meaningful social connections, engage in important dialogue, explore useful education and resources and build long-lasting friendships..

Group Purpose
Women with Parkinson’s A social support group meeting monthly for women of any age living with Parkinson’s or another movement disorder to foster friendships and social support networks.
Deep Brain Stimulation A support and education group involving people who are contemplating having or have had Deep Brain Stimulation surgery.
Men’s Group A social meet up for men living with Parkinson’s and men who are caring for someone with Parkinson’s to have a coffee and share hobbies and interests.
Family Carers A monthly support and education group for those who care for a family member diagnosed with Parkinson’s or another movement disorder.
Bereavement Group A time set aside twice a year, for those in the Parkinson’s community who have recently lost a loved one, to come together for support and care.
Dystonia A three-monthly support and education group for people who experience dystonia as part of Parkinson’s or as a separate condition.
20s-50s group People that are aged in their 20s to 50s living with Parkinson’s and their family/carers get together for an intensive seminar on living well on a Saturday and for a couple of social dinners throughout the year.
Other movement disorder groups Atypical Parkinson’s (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Cortico-Basal Degeneration (CBD), Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

Specialised Groups

BRIGHTON - CARERS’ GROUP

Finnis St Cafe, 288 Finniss St Marion
3rd Monday of month - 1.30 - 3.00 pm
Lorraine Flanegan
0414 424 838

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION GROUP

The Goody Hotel, Goodwood Rd, Goodwood
1st Monday of month 10.00 - 12.00 pm
Di Biddle 0428 828 089

DYSTONIA GROUP

25 King William Rd Unley
Lunches and Information sessions held as scheduled
Jacqueline Jeremy
[email protected]

FAMILY CARERS’ GROUP

25 King William Rd Unley
Last Monday of month
10.00 - 12.00 pm
Maggie Barrington
8357 8909

MENS GROUP

25 King William Rd Unley
First Tues of month -10.00 - 11.30am
Graham Slater
8357 8909

PARKINSON’S PLUS LUNCH GRP (PSP, MSA, CBD, LBD)

The Goody Hotel, Goodwood Rd Goodwood
3rd Tues of month - 12.30 -2.00 pm
Richard Kelly
0434 197 829

REGIONAL CONNECT SUPPORT

via Zoom
2nd Thursday of month - 11:00 - 12noon
Simone Ridge-Cooke
8357 8909

WOMEN WITH PARKINSON’S

25 King William Rd Unley
4th Thursday of month - 1.30 - 3.00 pm
Fran Slater
8357 8909

20’s - 50’s GROUP

various venues and online via Zoom
bi monthly dinner - education session via zoom 4 times annually
Simone Ridge-Cooke
8357 8909
Donate Support Line: 1800 644 189