Category: Dementia

Patients’ with dementia treated with music programme

The personalised playlist program Music & Memory is designed to improve quality of life for people with dementia, and more generally for people who are in pain, depressed or isolated. It will be introduced to 21 health services across NSW including aged care facilities and acute health services. Already in use in the USA and Canada, Music & Memory was trialed in two locations in NSW over the past six months. These trials and a number of additional medical trials overseas have demonstrated the benefit of music therapy for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Pieces of...

Read More