Month: July 2019

Updated NICE dementia care recommendations include music therapy
July 22, 2019

Updated NICE dementia care recommendations include music therapy

Care Home Professional: The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has updated its dementia care recommendations to include music therapy. The updated guidance encourages practitioners to offer activities […]

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Music for Dementia welcomes NICE’s inclusion of music therapy in its updated standards
July 18, 2019

Music for Dementia welcomes NICE’s inclusion of music therapy in its updated standards

THE decision to include music therapy in NICE’s updated quality standards on dementia will pave the way for thousands of people to benefit from it. The updated guidance emphasises the […]

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Talented youngsters bringing dancehall days back at Beamish Museum
July 17, 2019

Talented youngsters bringing dancehall days back at Beamish Museum

Chronicle Live: The music of Glenn Miller, Chubby Checker and Elvis will feature in a performance that promises to be among the most moving at this year’s Durham BRASS festival. […]

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Hearing aids could help to fight dementia
July 16, 2019

Hearing aids could help to fight dementia

The Times: Wearing a hearing aid in later life could slow the ageing of the brain and defend against dementia, research suggests. A study found that people who wore aids […]

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Music and reminiscence project to help those living with dementia
July 16, 2019

Music and reminiscence project to help those living with dementia

Bromsgrove Standard: There will be music in the air at Bromsgrove Methodist Church when the latest Love Music programme for people living with dementia takes place. The lively Kel Elliot […]

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Nightclub opens doors to elderly to dance away symptoms
July 13, 2019

Nightclub opens doors to elderly to dance away symptoms

The Daily Express: More than 160 pensioners from care homes across Nottinghamshire headed to Pryzm nightclub for its Boogie & Buffet event. They shared stories from the club’s heyday, when […]

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