By participating in PFNCA’s Wellness Classes online, you agree to the following. If you do not agree, please do not particpate.
Waiver and Rules of Participation
I understand that the programs I am participating in online are for are designed for people with Parkinson’s disease and may not be suitable for the general population. There are potential risks associated with participation in any movement/exercise program. I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain the approval of my physician before participating in any new exercise routine. I hereby certify that I know of no medical problems that would impair my ability to participate in these programs and accept any risk of illness or injury as a result of my participation.
I understand that if I participate in an online program with an aide, he or she should be staying and helping me at all times as needed. The aide should not leave me alone.
I hereby confirm that I am a participant in these programs of my own free will.
Additionally, I acknowledge that this program is not therapeutic; it is not a cure for any medical condition, nor a substitute for other treatments. I hereby release and hold harmless the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA), all program host organizations and its and their instructors, agents, employees, independent contractors, Directors, and volunteers from any and all liability, damage, expense, causes of action, suits, claims, or judgments arising from injury, damage, or loss to me or my personal property, my aides, family or other friends who may accompany me, and which may arise in whole or in part out of my participation in these programs, in travel to or from the program site or in any other manner related thereto. I understand that my registration can be revoked at any time with or without cause by PFNCA or the host program site.
About Recording of classes: PFNCA Online wellness classes that focus on exercise will be recorded for evaluation and other purposes including use on the PFNCA website so I and others can use them in the future. PFNCA Communication Club classes will not be recorded without the permission of the group.
I authorize use of my image and likeness for fundraising or other purposes at PFNCA’s discretion.
I understand that if the instructor of the program I attend is a Physical Therapist or Speech Therapist, they are providing services in a role as program instructor/facilitator and not as a Therapist. The program they lead is NOT therapy. If you would like individualized therapy for your specific needs, please consult with your physician.
I understand that if I am participating in an online program with PFNCA and turn on my video, that others will see me and possibly other images that are picked up by my computer or device’s camera.
I also understand that, should there be a conflict between any suggestions or directives of the program instructor and my physician, the physician’s orders and advice should be followed.