Beatie Wolfe

Beatie Wolfe is an Anglo-American singer songwriter with a raw, acoustic, indie rock sound. Wolfe’s music pulls from the brooding poeticism of Leonard Cohen, the tender and haunting melodies of Elliott Smith and occasionally veers into Americana and grunge territory. Wolfe’s live show has been hailed as “absolutely breathtaking” (The New York Times) and “a […]

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Social prescribing and dementia – a powerful opportunity

Matt Hancock

The ask: Department for Health and Social Care to embed music for dementia into social prescribing. Dementia is one of the great public health and social challenges of our times. It is the leading cause of death in England and Wales. Across the UK, 850,000 people are estimated to be living with dementia, projected to […]

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Welcome to Music for Dementia 2020

It is anticipated that there will be one million people living with dementia in the UK by 2021 ¹. Music is a powerful connector and has the ability to bring people together in the here and now. It can enliven, stimulate and enable people living with dementia to express themselves creatively through musical engagement. Research […]

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I have a question about music and dementia

Outlined below are a number of frequently asked questions relating to dementia. There is a lot of information available about dementia and the group of symptoms associated with the decline in memory and other cognitive skills which reduces a person’s ability to perform everyday activities and tasks. We have highlighted some key information and offered […]

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