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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Music in Hospitals & Care

Music in Hospitals & Care is a charity that improves the health and wellbeing of children and adults through the healing power of live music.

Every year, our professional musicians share live music with over 100,000 people from across the UK, who may not otherwise get to experience it. This includes those living with dementia, who have mental health problems, or who are seriously ill.

We believe live music needs to be part of everyone’s health and social care. Why? Because research shows that live music heals. It helps people feel relaxed and confident, and can relieve frustration, stress and isolation. Music can also reduce the perception of pain. It brings back memories and helps create new ones. When you move your body to music – even just tapping a finger – it’s natural physiotherapy.

Our dedicated music team handpicks professional musicians through audition. They’re chosen for their blend of musical talent, sensitivity and people skills. The live music experiences they create and share unlock all kinds of emotions – from joy to loss, pleasure to nostalgia. Unlocking these emotions supports people’s wellbeing.

To enquire about a live music session please fill in our contact form or email us.

We currently have two weekly live stream sessions - Music and Memories for those living with dementia and their carers via YouTube Live, and Live in Your Lounge sharing uplifting music to support everyone’s health and wellbeing via Facebook Live. You can also contact us to arrange a personalised live stream session via YouTube, Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

Music in Hospitals & Care
Unit 40, Enterprise House, 44-46 Terrace Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2SD
01932 260 810

Music in Hospitals & Care in Scotland
10 Forth Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3LD
0131 556 5848

Music in Hospitals & Care in Wales
Baltic House, Mount Stuart Square,
Cardiff, CF10 5FH
02920 191 055