Spotlight on the uses and benefits of music
Music can provide connection and shared experience between you and the person with dementia. It is particularly useful in everyday situations when other communication or activities are more challenging.
Music can help to maintain a person’s quality of life or even improve it. For carers, music can be beneficial by helping to lighten mood, helping create connections, reduce stress and bring back memories.
Who will host the session?
The webinar is hosted by Alex Stirling will explore the benefits of music and ways in which it can be used in everyday situations.
Alex is a Speech and Language Therapist who specialises in working with adults with acquired communication disabilities. Her interest in dementia has been influenced by the experience of being a part-time carer for her mother.
This session is for you if you would like to …
- To learn about the role of music when supporting someone with dementia
- Your questions around music addressed in a safe, supportive environment by healthcare professionals with experience of supporting people with dementia and their families
- To meet other people who are supporting a friend or family member with dementia in a similar situation
Our courses for family carers are designed specifically for family and friends of people with dementia however we do understand that sometimes attending as a professional can be useful. It will enable you to recommend our courses to family and friends of people with dementia that you support, and to find out more about how carers feel about the issues that they face with different types of dementia. There is a cost associated with attending our courses as a professional, get in touch to find out more – 020 3096 7894 – firstname.lastname@example.org
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