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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Musikind

Musikind is a carer's musical toolbox. Designed by a Music Therapist specifically for care homes to empower carers in using the varied benefits of music in daily care.

Musikind quickly empowers carers to apply music in new ways within a care environment. Unlocking the therapeutic benefits of music to assist with the challenges of daily care.

Musikind is designed with portability and ease of use in mind. This makes it perfect for room visits. Carers can provide one to one singing, listening or instrument playing activities with little to no preparation time.

Musikind contains suggested conversation starters and trivia based on the music selected. It also contains specially recorded slower versions of songs for anyone who may have difficulties singing at a faster pace.

Benefits:
  • Involves carers
  • Self expression
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Post diagnosis – early years
  • Post diagnosis – later years
  • End of life