Care homes make music with Big Lottery grant


Posted on July 1st, by editor in CT Extra. No Comments

Care South has secured £5,250 from the Big Lottery Fund to run ‘Music for Life’ interactive workshops in their 16 residential homes in Dorset.

Care South has secured £5,250 from the Big Lottery Fund to run ‘Music for Life’ interactive workshops in their 16 residential homes in Dorset.

 

The aim is to use music to enhance the wellbeing of older people in care settings, to have fun and to teach new skills.

Care South will be working with Rosanna Campbell of Dorset-based Musica, who will run one session a month in each home over a 10 month period. Workshops will include singing, reminiscence, composition and live performance, with active participation between the music facilitator and the participants. The project will be evaluated to determine the effects on the peo





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