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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Family & friends webinar

This 1 hour webinar takes place on the video conferencing app Zoom, with a 15 minute discussion at the end for questions.

The webinar will cover:

- How music can help your loved one, especially during social distancing
- How to use Music Detective skills to track down the best music for a personal playlist, and how this can open up conversations
- Ways to listen to the personal playlist – absolutely no technology experience required!

This webinar is for family members and friends of people living with dementia. There are only 10 places on each of these webinars so please only book a place if you fall in to this category. If you are a staff member or volunteer for an organisation supporting people affected by dementia, please book onto our Help Point webinar. If you work in healthcare or social care please book on to our Introduction for care professionals webinar. Please see events for other webinars.

Individuals who book a place through the Playlist for Life booking page will receive a confirmation email with the date and time of the webinar and a Zoom meeting invitation link.

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