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.


ReConnect Resource

ReConnect is our music-making project for people with dementia and their carers. ReConnect brings people together through music to improve wellbeing and quality of life, whatever a person's age or stage. In this resource you will find a playlist of videos, downloadable lyrics, and guidance on using the resource.

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