Abstract

This book provides guidance on setting up a singing group for people with dementia. Music can be particularly important to people with dementia. Singing in a group can improve a person's mood, recall, self-esteem and overall quality of life. This guide outlines the key stages of the process, including: choosing songs, structuring sessions, choosing and setting up a venue, training volunteers, finding funding, keeping participants safe and ensuring that everyone has a good time. Music can be particularly important to people with dementia. Singing in a group can improve a person's mood, recall, self-esteem and overall quality of life.