October 2020 - Music for Dementia

Ex-music teacher with dementia releases charity single inspired by four notes
October 26, 2020

Ex-music teacher with dementia releases charity single inspired by four notes

Evening Standard: A piece composed by an 80-year-old former music teacher with dementia will be released as a single after he recorded it with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Paul Harvey improvised the composition after his […]

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Improvised tune using four notes performed by BBC Philharmonic
October 26, 2020

Improvised tune using four notes performed by BBC Philharmonic

Daily Mail: Viewers are left ‘in bits’ after pianist, 80, with dementia who went viral with an improvised tune using four notes has his song performed by BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. […]

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Bedford care home tackling dementia with music therapy
October 21, 2020

Bedford care home tackling dementia with music therapy

Bedford Independent: Bedford care home, MHA Anjulita Court, has been showing the positive impact music therapy can have on residents living with dementia by hosting an open group music therapy session […]

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Dementia therapists are shut out of care homes
October 3, 2020

Dementia therapists are shut out of care homes

The Mirror: Thousands of care home residents are missing out on vital music therapy sessions because those who deliver them are not classed as essential workers. Research shows music therapy […]

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