Media Coverage – Page 2 – Music for Dementia

Celebrating Excellence
February 23, 2021

Celebrating Excellence

Care Management Matters: This year, the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards ceremony was broadcast live to our computer and TV screens for the first time due to COVID-19. Despite the […]

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Guide to ease vaccine anxiety
February 11, 2021

Guide to ease vaccine anxiety

Care Home Professional: A new guide has been published to show how music can be used to help alleviate COVID-19 vaccine anxiety for people living with dementia. Entitled ‘A dose […]

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Care homes can ‘sing from the rooftops’
February 2, 2021

Care homes can ‘sing from the rooftops’

Carehome.co.uk Podcast: In episode 16 of Let’s Talk about Care, Grace Meadows is urging care homes to continue with group singing sessions, despite many schools and churches banning them due […]

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Good Vibrations on R4 The Art of Now
January 14, 2021

Good Vibrations on R4 The Art of Now

Comedian and actor Isy Sutty speaks to Grace Meadows about music and music therapy on Radio 4’s The Art of Now programme. Listen to the episode

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£500K cash boost
January 11, 2021

£500K cash boost

Home Care Insight: Music for Dementia announces the launch of a new funding programme to support organisations working to improve the lives of people living with dementia through music. Read […]

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Now is the perfect time to learn the keyboard
January 6, 2021

Now is the perfect time to learn the keyboard

Mature Times: Apart from the entertainment value of learning the keyboard, there is wide research which shows many health and wellbeing benefits from learning and playing a musical instrument. Studies […]

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Our favourite song is from when we were 14, study finds, as scientists reveal ‘reminiscence bump’ peaks in early adolescence
January 2, 2021

Our favourite song is from when we were 14, study finds, as scientists reveal ‘reminiscence bump’ peaks in early adolescence

Mail online: Your favourite pop songs are most likely to be the ones in the charts when you were 14, a study has found. Researchers discovered this is the age […]

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Vicky McClure’s Dementia Choir at Christmas: affecting, and painfully familiar to many
December 16, 2020

Vicky McClure’s Dementia Choir at Christmas: affecting, and painfully familiar to many

iNews: In 2018, the Line of Duty actor, Vicky McClure, formed a choir of people living with dementia; her grandmother’s experience of the disease had taught her the healing power of music. Vicky […]

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Embedding music into personalised dementia care plans
December 7, 2020

Embedding music into personalised dementia care plans

Homecare Insight: Music for Dementia has teamed up with the Office of the Chief Social Worker for Adults, DHSC on two guides to help social workers embed music into personalised […]

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Only music reached my wife after dementia hit, says John Suchet
December 6, 2020

Only music reached my wife after dementia hit, says John Suchet

The Guardian: When John Suchet discovered the effect that music had on his wife Bonnie’s dementia, it was transformational. “She would close her eyes and love it, beat in time to […]

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