his talk will provide an overview of Parkinson’s Disease in the context of working with older adults.
Victor McConvey has been a Nurse for 30 years and has worked in the area of Neurology for the past 20 years. Victor has worked in clinical management and service development positions in both Australia and the United Kingdom, including establishing the Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist position in Leeds (UK).
Victor is currently employed as the Clinical Nurse Consultant and Manager of the State-wide Health information and education service at Parkinson’s Victoria. In this role he works across the state educating health care professionals about Parkinson’s and working with consumers on managing symptoms and improving self-management.
Victor is currently the chair of the International Movement Disorder Societies Task force on Palliative care and leads the Health Care Professional section of the society. Victor is also a presenter, chair and sits on the clinical advisory team for the World Parkinson’s Congress, June 2019 Kyoto.
About the Seminar Series
The Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults presents an exciting series of seminars featuring guest presenters who are experts in the field of mental health and ageing to cover issues relating to late life conditions and treatments. In this seminar, Mr Victor McConvey will present a lecture called “Parkinson’s disease: What you need to know “