This unique package combines training, a comprehensive music library, and practical-session guidelines to assist aged care staff to run more engaging and therapeutic music-based activities for their clients.
We all know music is such a powerful medium. Combine it with reminiscence and you have two powerful ingredients in the mix, that when correctly managed in any activity, can impact
positively on quality of life for those living in community or residential aged care, and especially for those living with dementia.
Armchair Travels facilitated with music trigger memories that can take people on imaginative
journeys and so, during your Armchair Travels sessions, music becomes a powerful tool to tease out memorable experiences from the participants in your group.
The resource was created at the request of lifestyle coordinators seeking both a training program for staff with limited experience in delivering hands-on music-based activities, as well as refresher course and ideas generator for more experienced practitioners. Importantly, to benefit from this training, ability, knowledge or aptitude for music is not a pre-requisite.
Aged Care Music Resources also supports