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Leicester Musical Memory Box

LMMB run regular sessions for people with memory loss and dementia along with their carers.

The sessions start with refreshments and a social time followed by a warm up including gentle seated exercises and breathing. The main part of the session is focussed on the use of popular and classical music from films/ TV/ shows to evoke memories and enhance well being.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION WITH THE CORONA VIRUS ALL EVENTS ARE BEING POSTPONED. IN THE MEANTIME LMMB WILL BE LIVE STREAMING LIVE SESSIONS ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE (LINK IS ON THEIR MAIN PROFILE PAGE) ON A MONDAY AND FRIDAY FOR YOU TO VIEW.

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Bereavement support
  • 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
  • Post diagnosis – later years
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Public transport