Understandably many of the dementia-friendly musical activities and services listed on this map have been postponed, some have moved their offer virtually. Please contact the provider for further details.

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Live Music in Care: FREE Facebook Live Concerts

Live Music in Care on FACEBOOK LIVE
Every Wednesday at 2pm

Free online concerts for care homes featuring Live Music Now musicians

Live Music Now provides music sessions for thousands of older people every year. Join us on our Facebook page every Wednesday at 2pm for online concerts performed live for care homes. Each week a different Live Music Now musician will perform a varied programme with opportunities for joining in.

Just click here every Wednesday at 2pm: https://www.facebook.com/livemusicnow/live/



2pm Wednesday 10 February with Campana Duo
Campana Duo are passionate about bringing classical music to all. Catherine Hare (flute) and Emma Purslow (violin/viola) will bring their passion to this special Valentine’s inspired concert to get you in the mood for love. This concert is made possible with support from The Whitaker Trust.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/do8s5uDRc



2pm Wednesday 17 February with Louis McTeggart
Louis McTeggart is a Northern Irish guitarist and singer / songwriter whose performances have been described as having 'Great emotion, real passion, fantastic stuff' and 'Jeff Buckley-esque pop/folk'. He performs a varied repertoire of covers, including the likes of Johnny Cash and classic Irish ballads. This concert is made possible with support from Arts Council Northern Ireland.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/zGrAvcf4


2pm Wednesday 24 February with Edward Leung
Edward Leung is an International concert pianist and graduate of Princeton University and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Edward has performed with orchestras worldwide and is an avid chamber musician and educator. This concert is made possible with support from Eveson Charitable Trust.
Live Event link here: https://fb.me/e/6Hg8fjN4r


To organise a live and interactive concert for your care home, contact wellbeing@livemusicnow.org.uk. For pre-recorded concerts visit our Live Music Now Online Video Library for care homes and the general public.

Benefits:
  • Lowers anxiety
  • Reduces loneliness
  • Lowers agitation
  • Improves memory
  • Improves cognitive skills
  • Involves carers
  • Bereavement support
  • Enhancing spiritual activity
  • Self expression
  • Creative expression and stimulation
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Motivation
  • Physical engagement
  • Social connections – supporting relationships
  • Maintenance or development of identity and self
  • Facilitating communication
  • Pleasure and enjoyment
  • Contributing to a creative outcome
Phases:
  • Living well
  • Pre-diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Post diagnosis – early years
  • Post diagnosis – later years
  • End of life
Amenities:
  • No Amenities