There are many useful tools for living with Parkinson’s disease. We’re compiling ones that catch our attention here. Please check back frequently to find more helpful forms. If you have a tool you’d like to share, please contact us.
Doctor’s Visit Checklists
- Not a form, but a good list of things to think about and bring with you to your next neurology appointment.
- Doctor’s visit checklist (2 pages)
- Another version of the doctor’s visit checklist (2 pages)
- A tracking form to help you show how PD is impacting your ability to work; useful if you need to apply for benefits such as SSI/SSDI
- Critical Information for Caring for the Parkinson’s Patient, a document that was recently developed by Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon and the Parkinson Center of Oregon at Oregon Health Sciences University to assist patients and medical professionals in providing optimal care for those with Parkinson’s disease.
- Wallet Card for People with Parkinson’s (We have these available at our offices, as well, if you don’t want to make your own! We can also mail you a copy.)
- We would encourage all persons with Parkinson’s disease to download, fill out thoroughly, then carry with them the form, Critical Information for the Parkinson’s Patient, designed by the Parkinson Center of Oregon. If you have an emergency, this form will medical personnel of your PD diagnosis, your symptoms and treatment.
Medication Tracking Forms
- A simple medication tracking form that you can carry with you to doctor’s visits or keep on your refrigerator so family members or emergency workers know what medications you are taking.
- A Parkinson’s friendly one-page dosing guide for multiple medications.
- Medication chart with space to record your positive and negative effects from medications.