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Music Together for Dementia

Music making and singing together have many benefits for everyone, especially those with dementia. It helps to stimulate communication and interaction, to prompt memory, brighten mood and improve wellbeing.

Everyone is welcome to come along, no musical skill or experience is necessary to take part.

Sessions are run by Ruth Melhuish, an experienced HCPC registered music therapist.

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Involves carers
  • 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
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Post diagnosis – early years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Free Wifi
  • Public transport
  • Breakout area

Type:

Interactive/Participatory Music Making - Groups

Date:

17-04-2020

Time:

11:00 to 12:00

Recurrence:

Bi-weekly

Cost:

£2

Contact:

Ruth Melhuish

Telephone:

07837349431

Email:

ruth.melhuish@btinternet.com

Website:

Click here

Location:

The Hive,
Worcester
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[Last updated: 2020-01-19 16:28:27]