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Dementia & Alzheimer's

Purpose of music therapy?

  • To support maintaining communication, cognitive and physical skills
  • To offer opportunities for self-expression,thereby improving mood and decreasing anxiety
  • To offer opportunities of connecting with others and decreasing social isolation
  • To support wellbeing in carers
  • To provide tools that can be used to support everyday activities


Benefits of music therapy?

  • Improves overall health and wellbeing through lowering stress related hormones
  • Reduce behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
  • May reduce agitation, depression and need for medication
  • Provide moments of connection
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