Know your rights to make choices about your lifestyle, treatment and care.

A life-changing experience with like-minded people in a ‘safe’ environment

A life-changing experience with like-minded people in a ‘safe’ environment

Opportunities to try out different exercise options and related activities.


Living well and working with Parkinson’s

Welcome to Fighting Fit

You’re not alone. There’s a growing community of similar people out there, and by attending Fighting Fit you will get access to information and support to help you navigate life with Parkinson’s. Fighting Fit offers a weekend residential programme for younger and working–age people with Parkinson’s who are coming to terms with the condition. It is an enjoyable and immersive experience providing support to those wanting to take control of their lives.

Partners are very welcome to participate in the programme with some break-out sessions specifically for partners included.

What makes us different?

Technology that can help

  • Discover how technology can make a difference in daily life.

Skills for working life

  • Develop practical tips and tricks to help you at work.

Personal life plan

  • Write down the promises you’ve made to yourself


  • Make new friends and have the time to relax and the space to think.

About this site

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Take Control

Encouraging you to think positively about taking control
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What we do

A weekend programme aimed at working age people with Parkinson’s.
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For Professionals

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About Us

The team and concepts behind Fighting Fit
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Latest News from Fighting Fit

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Fighting Fit Weekend – A Huge Success!

19 participants attended the Fighting Fit pilot programme from 9thto 11thNovember at the Holiday Inn near Aylesbury. Most people said that they had an action packed, fun-filled and truly memorable time – one even said that the experience was...

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‘Tai Chi Is For Everyone’ Says Alison Smith

We are delighted that Alison Smith has agreed to lead the Tai Chi session that is a key part of the Fighting Fit weekend programme. Alison first began Tai Chi in 1979. In 2003 she set up ‘Tai Chi for Everyone’ and now specialises in teaching Tai Chi for...

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‘Parkinsons Life’ Shines A Light On Fighting Fit

Parkinson's Life, the leading European online newsletter for people with Parkinson's chose to interview Fighting Fit co-founders Pat Salter and Laurel Miller who were both diagnosed with Parkinson’s while still in work, about the specific problems younger people with...

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