LIVE MUSIC IN CARE
Live Music Now.
“Music can lift spirits, but it can also do much more. There is now hard evidence to show that music participation can help those living with dementia to engage and remember; and more generally, to alleviate the effects of breathing diseases; reduce stress and anxiety; and build relationships between residents, carers and staff. We want to find the best ways to bring these benefits to older people, and support care homes to take part, on an ambitious scale.”
Live Music in Care formerly known as ‘A Choir in Every Care Home’ can be implemented in many different forms including:
- Residents Singing in a Choir.
- Music Making.
- Professional Music Workshops or Performances.
- Spontaneous Singing with Staff and Volunteers
A guide is available for musicians looking for information on how to perform for care homes which covers topics such as connecting with care homes, what songs to choose, training and support, safety in care homes and more.
Nursing Home Activities
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