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Making music available to everyone living with dementia

To promote the growing body of evidence that music can be a powerful tool to help people living with dementia, a national campaign has been launched to demonstrate the importance of music in dementia care.The campaign website  Music for Dementia 2020 is the first ever central information hub for advice. It provides evidence-based research and expertise […]

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  • 8 February 2019

BBC launches music website to help those living with dementia

The BBC has launched a new music website to help people living with dementia “reconnect with the music they have loved” and trigger happy memories. Research has highlighted the health benefits that music can play in helping people reminisce. Memories tend to be strongest from people’s teens and early twenties and reconnecting with music they associate […]

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  • 8 October 2018

Alpacas bring happiness to dementia patients in Carlisle

Alpaca duo, Twinkle and Dude, have taken time out from the farm this week to visit patients with dementia at the Ruskin Unit in Carlisle. Twinkle and Dude visited the unit to provide animal therapy, an alternative to medicine which can improve a patient’s social and emotional wellbeing. Patients spent time with the alpacas, stroking them […]

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  • 19 September 2018
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