Art and dementia.

Imagine a world where people with dementia had support in the community right from the word go. Where a word from their GP could unlock the creative spark that would inspire them, help them to stay lucid and to communicate with their loved ones.

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Activities for people living with dementia.

The benefits of engaging in various activities for people living with dementia are numerous – both reported in evidence from research and in everyday case studies. Whether that’s physical, mental, social or creative activities, they all can help people affected by dementia to live well, stay independent and have an improved quality of life.

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Music and dementia.

Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears – it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear. But for many of my neurological patients, music is even more – it can provide access, even when no medication can, to movement, to speech, to life. For them, music is not a luxury, but a necessity. – Oliver Sacks

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What is Social Prescribing?

Social prescribing is the act of referring people to relevant non-clinical services in their local area, which can help improve their well-being and health. This is done through GPs, nurses, and other health professionals, through the use of link workers. Link workers assess the needs of the individual and based on that and what services are available locally, make recommendations.

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Videos that inspire us and hopefully you too.

Time and time again we have witnessed the transformative effects of music for people living with memory loss or dementia. In fact, our founder, Prof. Keith McAdam, was inspired by this clip of Henry from the documentary Alive Inside, when he was establishing Music for my Mind.

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Dementia Care and Music – News update

The National Campaign Music for Dementia 2020 has launched the first ever online Musical Map for Dementia. The idea is to have one centralised platform with information of all music-based activities and services nationwide, for people living with dementia, in order to improve their dementia care.

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Sosei Heptares and Music for my Mind Partnership

We are delighted to announce the Sosei Heptares and Music for my Mind partnership. Sosei Heptares is a company aiming to make a significant contribution to improving the quality of life and health of people around the world, by discovering, designing and developing innovative and effective medicines, through its world-leading patent-protected technology and platform.

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