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"Drumming out Dementia"

This chap has turned older people's "comfort" items into musical instruments to encourage better participation in music therapy sessions. See the link here: www.drummingoutdementia.com Genuinely brilliant - particularly the zimmerframe!

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This chap has turned older people's "comfort" items into musical instruments to encourage better participation in music therapy sessions. See the link here:

www.drummingoutdementia.com

Genuinely brilliant - particularly the zimmerframe!

What I love about this is that someone has taken what could be seen as a negative sign of ageing (disengagement with something new - retiring to the familiar) and seen it as an asset to change the dynamic for people participating in music therapy sessions. Very clever!

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Will do. Sorry. Was in a rush!

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