Monthly Archives: April 2019

Health Secretary supports wider prescribing of dance and music therapy for dementia patients

Dementia patients would benefit from ‘personal playlists’ to reduce agitation, says the Health Secretary. Music and dance sessions should be prescribed to more dementia patients in order to prevent ‘over-medicalised’ treatment, according to the Health Secretary. The announcement follows a recent study that found giving patients personal music playlists resulted in a 60 per cent reduction in the need […]

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