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Why music is so important in dementia care

There’s an ever growing body of evidence that music can have a powerful influence in reducing agitation, apathy and psychological distress in people living with dementia. Neurologist, Oliver Sacks explains, “Music imprints itself on the brain deeper than any other human experience. Music evokes emotion and emotion can bring with it memory.” Musical aptitude and […]

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White Day

Today we’ve organised ‘white day’ and the barbecue lunch. Our Residents have been wearing white clothes, we have been stimulating our brains by talking about past events which are connected with white colour. In the afternoon we’ve had little visitor – 11 weeks old Tinkerbell (Mandy’s puppy). All our Residents trully enjoyed their day! xx

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