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Positive feedback from a care home

Some lovely feedback recently from Warren Lodge care home, Finchampstead, a regular client: We like the welcome song. Vanessa gives out song sheets which the residents like. Vanessa sings songs with music background and without. Vanessa uses songs that other...

National care home open day June 19th 2015

As part of National care home open day West Hall care  home (Anchor) invited the public to find out more about working in the care industry. A variety of activities were provided including a Song for Life  session with songs from the Great American songbook,...

‘Walking in their shoes’ author M Krauthamer captures perfectly the power of music in a care setting, why I do what I do and have the privilege of experiencing every day:

The individualized music that makes “connections” works well with moderate-severe Alzheimer’s disease and hospice. My definition of “connection” is not someone saying, “thank-you, I enjoyed the show.” My definition of connection ...is at a much deeper level. An...

Singing for the Brain

I have recently completed my training to become a Singing for the Brain leader for the Alzheimer's society and continue to help at the group in Bracknell which I love. Its a wonderful rewarding start to the week joining the team on a Monday morning. I hope also to...