Month: August 2020

Nothing else compares to music
August 20, 2020

Nothing else compares to music

“I have loved music all my life,” says Annie Chinfen. It’s clearly still as important to her as ever and she regrets that she didn’t continue with piano lessons. “I […]

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Mother and son singing through the years
August 15, 2020

Mother and son singing through the years

There has always been music in Irene and Ant Young’s home and it is a very important part of their lives. Mother and son live together in the house in […]

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What are the opportunities for personalised care to connect people to music and the arts including through social prescribing and the role of link workers
August 13, 2020

What are the opportunities for personalised care to connect people to music and the arts including through social prescribing and the role of link workers

James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care, NHS England & NHS Improvement As I sat down to watch a film a few years ago with my youngest son I was suddenly […]

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What are the medium to long term implications for the care home sector because of Covid-19 and what role will music occupy in a new era?
August 11, 2020

What are the medium to long term implications for the care home sector because of Covid-19 and what role will music occupy in a new era?

Vic Rayner, Executive Director, National Care Forum 2020 will be both the year to remember, and the year to forget. The year when we lost so many, who will never […]

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Additional funding for Alzheimer’s Society’s Singing for the Brain groups
August 8, 2020

Additional funding for Alzheimer’s Society’s Singing for the Brain groups

More than 80 new Singing for the Brain groups are to be created thanks to funding from the Utley Foundation, helping to reach 2,400 more people with dementia. Alzheimer’s Society […]

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Why people with dementia are disproportionately impacted by Covid-19
August 6, 2020

Why people with dementia are disproportionately impacted by Covid-19

Alistair Burns CBE, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester The worldwide effects of COVID -19 have been well documented but older people suffer the highest mortality and negative social […]

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Will communities continue to support each other despite inequalities?
August 4, 2020

Will communities continue to support each other despite inequalities?

Paul Corrigan, CBE, Former Director of Strategy and Commissioning for NHS London The Covid-19 crisis has frightened us all. For some day by day anxiety is replaced by week by […]

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