What is Parkinson's

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What is Parkinson's

Service details

The Swindon & District Branch is part of the main Parkinson’s UK charity and carries the same charity number (258197).  The Branch is run by an elected committee whose members include a President, Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer & Secretary and is subject to reviews by Parkinson’s UK. Although we are part of the main charity our Local Branch is reliant on our own fund raising activities.


Annual Branch Membership is £5.  All exercise classes are free to attend.

Main telephone

01793 486407



The page was last updated on 22 October 2019

Service summary

This video explains about Parkinson's & helps to promote awareness.  It is informative & useful for those newly diagnosed, including families, carers & friends.  https://youtu.be/Q

Further information

These funds are used to promote awareness of Parkinson’s and support people with Parkinson’s in the Swindon area.  We reach out to those who are either newly diagnosed with the condition or who have had Parkinson’s for longer periods of time but now need help, advice, contact with the right people who can offer appropriate help & also support. This also includes their carers and family members.

We organise special exercise classes, events, activities such as a skittles and quizzes, outings and talks by specialist medical experts as well as topics of interest.  We provide an environment for people to meet others with Parkinson’s to share experiences and promote self-help. We arrange subsidized transport where necessary for those unable to attend our events.  https://vimeo.com/126471625

Client groups

All people with parkinson's, their families & carers in the Swindon area.   For more information about us, please visit our website at http://www.swindonparkinsons.org.uk/

Main address

Parkinson's UK - Swindon & District Branch
c/o 56 Austen Crescent