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Parkinson Montréal-Laval

This organization receives funding from L'Appui

Introduction

Parkinson Montréal-Laval (PML) provides services to people living with Parkinson disease and their loved ones. This includes meetings with people who are newly diagnosed and their families, self-help groups, support groups, talks, referrals to adapted exercise programs.

Contact

  • Address: 550, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, tour Ouest, bureau 471 Montréal H2L 0B6
  • Phone: 514-868-0597
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: http://parkinsonmontreal-laval.ca
  • Areas covered: Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Anjou, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Lachine, LaSalle, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Sud-Ouest, L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève, Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal-Nord, Outremont, Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie, Saint-Laurent, Saint-Léonard, Verdun, Ville-Marie, Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, Montréal-Est, Mont-Royal, Westmount, Côte-St-Luc, Hampstead, Montréal-Ouest, Dorval, L’île Dorval, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Pointe-Claire, Kirkland, Beaconsfield, Baie d’Urfé, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Senneville
  • Montreal and Laval

Services

Information and documentation

  • Types: Talks and seminars, Documentation, Online resources, Information phone service
  • Themes: The disease, The caregiver's role, Legal and tax information, Government programs and services, Community services
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Location: At the organization
  • Cost: Free
  • Access limited to:
  • For people living with Parkinson disease and their loved ones.
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated respite service: No
  • Additional information:
    -Info-referral line (514-868-0597). Free, bilingual information and referral line available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    -Meetings for people who are newly diagnosed: individual or group meetings dealing with various aspects and challenges of Parkinson disease. Registration required.

    -Talks: Free talks on living well with Parkinson’s are open to the public and held at five different libraries across the region. All meeting places are accessible to people with reduced mobility. Talks last an hour and a half. Talks may be held in the evening.

    -Services for younger people with Parkinson disease: financial support for people under 50 with Parkinson disease to cover the costs of participating in an exercise program.

    -Financial resources guide dealing with work, disability and income support offered on the website or at the organization.

Support

  • Types: Individual support, Group support
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Location: At the organization, Various points of service on Montreal Island. Psychosocial support offered by telephone as needed to caregivers participating in the support group.
  • Cost: Free
  • Access limited to:
  • For people living with Parkinson disease and their loved ones.
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated respite service: Yes
  • Support group for caregivers: in-home respite may be provided during meetings by the Centre Évasion – on reservation.
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information:
    -Self-help group for people living with Parkinson disease. The groups are led by a volunteer and give participants the opportunity to share their reality.

    -Support group for caregivers. The group is led by a professional and is two hours in length. Individual support by telephone is available outside the group with the facilitator. Various topics are covered. Must be a Montreal resident to participate.

    -Adapted physical activity: Parkinson Montréal-Laval makes referrals to professionals for adapted physical activity services. Professionals are available to help you put together a fitness program adapted to your needs. Paid services.

Additional information

Training for health professionals: "Au-delà des symptômes moteurs” [Beyond the physical symptoms] is a training session that helps professionals gain familiarity with the disease. It may be offered in other facilities. The training session lasts between 90 and 180 minutes depending on your organization’s needs. The training is accredited.


Last updated March 6, 2019