Music for a While

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Arts & Health South West

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Music for a While’ was a partnership project led by Arts & Health South West (AHSW) working with the University of Winchester and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) to deliver music for people with dementia in three hospitals: Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.
Findings from the research showed some interesting trends including a decrease in the number of patients requiring anti agitation drugs, less falls recorded and that the length of stay was reduced.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Outcome Evaluation

Context: Hospital

Participant Group: Specific Physical Health Condition

Art Forms: Music

Access Type: Free Download