Media Coverage – Page 2 – 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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Elderly prefer death to a family‑free Christmas
September 27, 2020

Elderly prefer death to a family‑free Christmas

The Sunday Times: Ministers must soften the coronavirus restrictions over Christmas because being with members of the family is more important than staying alive for most older people, according to […]

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Thousands in BAME communities living with dementia secret
September 7, 2020

Thousands in BAME communities living with dementia secret

The Voice: Thousands of people in the UK could be living with dementia in secret because of shame surrounding the disease, a leading expert has revealed. Official figures on how […]

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It’s good for the brain
September 2, 2020

It’s good for the brain

The Guardian: In a cafe in Leeds, older people from south Asian communities were attending a weekly music session before Covid struck, to sing songs and listen to instruments that […]

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m4d Radio station hits 30,000 listeners in first month
July 21, 2020

m4d Radio station hits 30,000 listeners in first month

Care Home Insight: A new internet radio station developed for people with dementia and their carers is celebrating its first set of audience listening figures since its launch last month. […]

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The positive impact COVID-19 has had on charity partnerships
July 17, 2020

The positive impact COVID-19 has had on charity partnerships

Charity Digital News: Lockdown has brought to bear some of the best examples of charity partnerships. Organisations with the same goals working together to fundraise, deliver better services and drive […]

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60s day helps mark launch of radio station
July 5, 2020

60s day helps mark launch of radio station

Newark Advertiser: The Troc care home celebrated the launch of a radio station for those living with dementia with a Sixties-themed day. m4d Radio is a new initiative from Music […]

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