Media Coverage – Music for Dementia

From bingo to Bartok
January 25, 2019

From bingo to Bartok

Orchestras Live: Today we are excited to be launching our new online publication, From Bingo to Bartok: Creative and Innovative Approaches to involving older people with Orchestras. Commissioned by the Baring […]

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Dementia patients share songs and tears at the wellbeing clinic
January 23, 2019

Dementia patients share songs and tears at the wellbeing clinic

BBC: A dementia “wellbeing” clinic is tackling isolation among patients and carers dealing with the condition. The service, run by the Northern Ireland Hospice, provides music therapy, massage and a […]

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‘Willis can not always remember my name but he knows all the words to My Way’
January 22, 2019

‘Willis can not always remember my name but he knows all the words to My Way’

Belfast Telegraph: Talented artist Willis Hammond spent a busy working life as a painter and decorator, and was happily married for more than 60 years. Sadly, however, his wife passed […]

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Why it’s worth striking the right note for people with dementia
January 15, 2019

Why it’s worth striking the right note for people with dementia

The Guardian: It’s sad that Susan Tomes’ offer of playing for patients with dementia ground to a halt through red tape (Letters, 12 January). I can relate a very different […]

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Music in dementia care sounds promising, but there is a catch
January 11, 2019

Music in dementia care sounds promising, but there is a catch

The Guardian: Your article on music in dementia care (Making music isn’t a nicety, it’s a necessity, 9 January) illustrates the benefit of using live music to unlock happy memories […]

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How music helps connect people living with dementia
January 9, 2019

How music helps connect people living with dementia

The Guardian: A new campaign aims to show how listening and playing music can help patients be happier, healthier and more harmonious. When Eileen Pegg developed dementia in 2015, she […]

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