Take part in a study

Would you like to help with research into music and dementia?

Researchers are often looking for people living with dementia and carers to help them with their studies. We aim to publish any ongoing research projects looking for participants on this page. At any given time, there are many studies being conducted into specific musical interventions.

If you know of any looking for participants, please do let us know. We are delighted to be helping to highlight this wonderful work and to bring people together to increase understanding of how music can help.

You can also sign up to Join Dementia Research to register your interest in being considered for a range of dementia research studies.


Homeside is an international research study looking for people living with dementia and their caregivers to take part in online music and reading training for a six month period. They are looking for volunteers to take part in this important research, which is taking place across five countries, led by Professor Helen Odell-Miller at ARU and funded by Alzheimer’s Society in the UK.

Carers will be trained to deliver activities with the person they care for, with the aim that the activities decrease behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and thus improve quality of life and wellbeing.

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