Understandably many of the dementia-friendly musical activities and services listed on this map have been postponed, some have moved their offer virtually. Please contact the provider for further details.

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Moving Memories Choir

PLEASE NOTE WHILST THE CURRENT SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE ALL IN PERSON EVENTS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

Every fortnight between 11.30am and 1pm at Stirchley Baths, Birmingham, Leaf Creative Arts have rehearsals for their dementia-friendly choir.

The choir is for people living with dementia, their carers and friends.

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Enhancing spiritual activity
  • Self expression
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Motivation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Maintenance or development of identity and self
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
  • Contributing to a creative outcome
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Pre-diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Post diagnosis – early years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Free Wifi
  • Public transport
  • Breakout area