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Forget-me-not Chorus

Newport

The Forget-me-not Chorus supports people with dementia and their families through weekly singing sessions. We have community choirs in Cardiff North, Vale & Cardiff South, Newport and new for 2019, Lladudno, We have care home choirs for residents of Penylan House, Nazareth House & Ty Enfys in Cardiff and Capel Grange in Newport. We are also running a choir on the dementia ward in Llandough Hospital, Cardiff & Vale UHB.

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Involves carers
  • Bereavement support
  • 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
  • Post diagnosis – early years
  • Post diagnosis – later years
  • End of life
Amenities:
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled access
  • Free Wifi
  • Public transport
  • Breakout area
  • Hearing Loop System