Singing groups for people with dementia: a guide to setting up and running groups in community and residential settings

Author:
KERR Diana
Publisher:
The Choir Press
Publication year:
2015
Pagination:
124
Place of publication:
Gloucester

This book provides guidance on setting up a singing group for people with dementia. Music can be particularly important to people with dementia. Singing in a group can improve a person's mood, recall, self-esteem and overall quality of life. This guide outlines the key stages of the process, including: choosing songs, structuring sessions, choosing and setting up a venue, training volunteers, finding funding, keeping participants safe and ensuring that everyone has a good time. Music can be particularly important to people with dementia. Singing in a group can improve a person's mood, recall, self-esteem and overall quality of life. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
dementia, intervention, music therapy, music, groups, care homes, community care;
Content type:
practice guidance
ISBN print:
9781909300958

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