Singing for the Brain: Lifting Spirits
Singing sessions offer musical magic and more for dementia patients and their carers.
Age Group : 14-16,16+
Subject : Health & Social Care
Topic : Mental Health, Care for Older Individuals, Understanding Common Illnesses, Diseases and Disorders
Keywords : Alzheimer's, Care needs of individuals, Elderly, Promoting quality care and communication, Dementia
Notes : •Research into alternative methods of working with dementia sufferers and give your opinion, with valid reasons about each method. •Do further research into the context behind ' Singing for the Brain'. Ask pupils to research the career of Chreanne Montgomery- Smith, the founder of the initiative. •Use in Unit 1 GCSE Health, Social Care and Children's Services (Care needs of individuals - the elderly); Unit 2 - Human Growth and Development (Life changes and sources and support); Unit 1 GCE Promoting Quality Care and Communication.
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