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In recent years, Occupational Therapy (OT) is proving to be an important rehabilitative intervention for the improvement of domestic and daily life for Parkinson’s patients.

In fact, recently the International Guidelines of Occupational Therapy have been published for Parkinson’s Disease, which will be presented during the course.

The course aims to highlight the importance of OT intervention within a teamwork environment, in the care of Parkinson’s Disease aimed at improving the quality of life of people affected by this disease.


Recipients: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Physiatrists, Neurologists


Moderators: Daniele Volpe, Giuseppe Frazzitta


Course Schedule

9.00 am-9.15 am

Presentation of the course (D. Volpe – G. Frazzitta)

9.15 am-9.45 am

Parkinson’s disease: a complex illness (P. Vanni)

9: 30 am-10: 30 am 

The quality of life in Parkinsonian patients (P. Ortelli)

10.30 am-11.15 am 

Fine motor skills and its impact on personal autonomy (M.D. Franciotta)

11: 15 am -12.15 pm

Occupational Therapy guidelines for rehabilitation of Parkinson’s disease: strengths and limitations (A. Lorenzi)

12.15 pm-2.00 pm


2: 00 pm-2: 30 pm

The Writing (S. Sgarbossa)

2.30 pm – 3.00 pm

Multidisciplinary management of freezing: the synergy between the physiotherapist and the occupational therapist (M. G. Giantin)

3: 00 pm-3.45 pm

Clinical case 1

3.45 pm-4.30 pm

Clinical case 2

4.30 pm – 5.00 pm

Final discussion and conclusion of the course


Registration fee 90euro until 15th March, 130euro from 16th March


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