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Why music matters to me even more during Covid-19: A personal perspective from a person living with dementia
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July 21, 2020

Why music matters to me even more during Covid-19: A personal perspective from a person living with dementia

Jennifer Bute, Retired doctor I was doing my usual skipping exercise and then enjoying our community swings in solitary isolation when I heard some loud music… familiar music. It was […]

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What will happen to health and social care now? What lessons will be learnt for dementia care and support post Covid-19?
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July 16, 2020

What will happen to health and social care now? What lessons will be learnt for dementia care and support post Covid-19?

Rt Hon Sir Norman Lamb, Former Minister for Care and Support, Department of Health The COVID crisis has really exposed the cracks and frailties in both the NHS and the […]

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Why the fear of social isolation and loneliness maybe as great as that of Covid-19 and how we can ‘overcome’
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July 13, 2020

Why the fear of social isolation and loneliness maybe as great as that of Covid-19 and how we can ‘overcome’

Andy Nazer, Campaigns Manager, Campaign to End Loneliness This blog will go beyond the physical consequences of Covid-19 and examine the potential dangers of loneliness and social isolation for older […]

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Why is music even more relevant during a time of crisis?
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July 10, 2020

Why is music even more relevant during a time of crisis?

Grace Meadows, Programme Director, Music for Dementia In a crisis we panic. Our heart rate quickens, our stress levels rocket, and our anxiety is heightened.  We move into a fight […]

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Music is the golden thread of care
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August 3, 2019

Music is the golden thread of care

Putting music on the social prescribing menu for people living with dementia Grace Meadows, Programme Director of The Utley Foundation’s Music for Dementia campaign to make music available for everyone living […]

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