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 Health  Jordan Project #18152

Dealing with Elderly,Parkinson and Mental Health

by White Beds Society, WBS
Dealing with Elderly,Parkinson and Mental Health


This project will help train a number of individuals to deal with elderly parkinson's patients and with the psychiatric health of elderly in the Jordanian society,Reaching more than 20 family,teaching them How to deal with elderly psychiatric patients and provide the best care for them.With the prevalence of parkinson's around the world,training to deal with patients helps improving their condition, providing the necessary advice and awareness of the disease and professional help are our goals

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The Number of people with Parkinson's is growing rapidly especially among the elderly a study confirmed that this is mainly linked to the high number of elderly in various countries,resulting from the improved health systems,dealing with patients helps improving their condition . Senior Citizens are valuable asset of our Jordanian society their health is a priority and so is training people to take good care of elderly parkinson's and elderly psychiatric health and this project will do that.


A series of training activities that deal with the elderly parkinson's patients providing an opportunity for trainees to feel empowered enough to deal with them,and contributing to positive and effective change and transferring the experience to their workplaces, and their families. showcasing the latest developments in Parkinson's research, with a review of the most important mental and neurological symptoms also training sessions for dealing with psychiatric patients in home and institutions.

Long-Term Impact

We will provide guidance,advice, seminars on various related subjects ( family, social ,mental and neurological ) from consultants and specialists reaching to the society as a whole by encouraging trainees to pass on their newly acquired knowledge.a trainee becoming a trainer in his/ her environment,which will provide a much needed help at the family level and at the society level improving the quality of the lives of a huge part of the Jordanian society.

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This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).


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White Beds Society, WBS

Location: Amman, Jordan - Jordan
Haifa Al-Bashir
Project Leader:
Haifa Al-Bashir
Amman, Jordan

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