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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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Movie recommendations for people living with dementia

Dementia UK, the national charity providing specialist dementia support, has put together a list of the best films to help families come together to enjoy some time together watching movies that everyone can enjoy.The charity’s Admiral Nurses provide expert guidance and practical support to help families cope with the challenges that caring for a relative […]

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