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.


Homeside: call for participants

A research study investigating music and reading for people with dementia and their caregivers. Across Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

The study is an international collaboration between five countries and led by Prof Helen Odell-Miller OBE from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK, and supported in the UK by Alzheimer’s Society.

The study will take place in your own home.

  • 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
  • Living well
  • Pre-diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Post diagnosis – early years
  • No Amenities