Singing Groups for People with Dementia PDF ePub eBook

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Singing Groups for People with Dementia free pdf Music is important to us as a species, and it can be particularly important to people with dementia. Singing in a group can improve a person's mood, recall, self-esteem and overall quality of life. Whether you're a trained musician or someone who has no training but can hold a tune (and that is almost everyone), this book will give you guidance on every stage of setting up a singing group for people with dementia: choosing songs, structuring sessions, choosing and setting up a venue, training volunteers, finding funding, keeping participants safe and ensuring that everyone has a good time.

About Diana Kerr

Diana Kerr is widely published on topics related to dementia, learning disability and dementia, and night-time care. She has a lifelong interest and involvement in music making and has been advocating the use of music with people with dementia for many years and is now involved with the provision of singing groups for people with dementia. She has 30 years' experience as a practitioner, researcher, educator and trainer in the field of dementia and learning disability and dementia. Previously Diana was the Course Director for the MSc in Dementia Studies at the University of Stirling. She was then Research Fellow at the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships at the University of Edinburgh where her area of research and emphasis was predominantly in the field of dementia and learning disability and dementia. She was also an Associate Consultant to Hammond Care Australia where she provided consultation in learning disability and dementia and on night-time care for people with dementia. Diana is an advisor to service providers and planners who support people with dementia and people with a learning disability and dementia. She lives in Edinburgh.

Details Book

Author : Diana Kerr
Publisher : The Choir Press
Data Published : 26 June 2015
ISBN : 1909300950
EAN : 9781909300958
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 124 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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