Case Studies

New housemate tunes in

New housemate tunes in

An innovative answer to the loneliness and confusion of living on her own with dementia enabled Jane to enjoy stimulating company and a new friendship while sharing her love of […]

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Whistle a happy tune

Whistle a happy tune

“Paul has whistled and sung to pop tunes all his life,” says Hillary Knowles of her husband and partner of 26 years. “If he was happy, he whistled and sang. […]

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Doing Dementia Differently intergenerational choir

Doing Dementia Differently intergenerational choir

Since 2017, Stockport EDUCATE dementia group and students from Stockport School have come together in song, and they are still managing to rehearse in lockdown. EDUCATE (Early Dementia Users Co-operative […]

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A little therapeutic music and laughter with your hair-do?

A little therapeutic music and laughter with your hair-do?

“You are ever so lovely, but you’re completely bonkers!” This remark, from one of Denise Carr’s regular customers, delights her. Denise sees herself as much, much more than a hairdresser, […]

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Manchester couple say virtual singing sessions have lifted their spirits during lockdown

Manchester couple say virtual singing sessions have lifted their spirits during lockdown

75-year old Diana Marks is one of the many unpaid carers in the UK who has been using music as a way to alleviate stress and keep spirits high throughout […]

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Music for the Mind – Phyllis’s story

Music for the Mind – Phyllis’s story

Alzheimer’s Support “There are always lots of laughs. When you’re singing and doing the exercises you suddenly realise that this thing you have may be awful, but you can still carry […]

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Reg and Beryls story – Reliving memories together through a digital mirror of the past!

Reg and Beryls story – Reliving memories together through a digital mirror of the past!

Reg and his wife Beryl shared 70 years of happy memories together before she passed away. Reg is now using a digital compilation of sound and music called Music Mirrors to help […]

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Mother and son singing through the years

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 do a 2-year-old and a 102-year-old have in common?

What do a 2-year-old and a 102-year-old have in common?

A case study by The Together Project – Heath and Mavis often struggle to make themselves understood. They can’t always get the right words out, or they pronounce them in […]

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