Music social prescriptions for people living with dementia


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Music for Dementia

Year of Publication:
2021

Publisher(s):
Music for Dementia

Publication Type:
Guides

Abstract:

This toolkit contains practical advice for social prescribing link workers to enable them to incorporate music-based activities into caring for people living with dementia.

The resource provides tips on how to assess music needs and create music-based social prescriptions for people living with dementia. It gives an overview of the benefits of music for health and wellbeing for people living with dementia and explains how link workers, family and friends can be actively involved in improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.



Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Context: Primary Care

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Music

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Music for Dementia (2021). Music social prescriptions for people living with dementia: A guide for Link Workers on how to include music when supporting people living with dementia, and their carers. Chelmsford: Music for Dementia.