The powerful connection between music and dementia

A shocking statistic from NHS England highlights the saddening truth that only 5% of people in care homes and living with dementia have access to art and music.

Here at Lost Chord we know just how important music is and this blog on the NHS England website entitled “Music and dementia: a powerful connector” reminds us that many do not have access to it, and this was before the pandemic!

The need for our work has never been greater, as many homes are unable to provide interactive music sessions that are so vital to the wellbeing of dementia sufferers. Please contact us if you know anywhere where we can bring our wonderful team of highly skilled musicians.

“In care homes it is estimated that 80% of people have dementia or very significant memory problems, but only 5% have access to art and music. There are powerful examples of where music can save lives.”

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