10 musical items to shake, rattle, and beat. Includes tambourine, jingle stick, pair of maracas, triangle and beater, rhythm clapper and more. Ideal to practise fine motor skills and individual expression.
This fun Hand Bell Instrument can be played with the fingers or the whole hand which makes it ideal for anyone seated. Each of the 8 tones is a different colour to make it easy to identify. With 8 song examples to follow, this instrument makes a fun musical activity for care home residents and enables anyone with a disability to make music. Musical activities appeal to people of all ages and abilities and are a good way to encourage anyone with a dementia to join in the fun. Why not mount it lower down on a wall to enable wheelchair users to enjoy it too?
Drawing on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of contributors from around the world, Music Therapy in Dementia Care takes a comprehensive look at music therapy as a means of improving memory, health and identity in those suffering from dementia - particularly the Alzheimer's type. It explores the issues which may arise in working with this group, such as coping with wartime memories, and shows how music therapy facilitates and enables communication through sound and movement.
Set of two tradition bongo drums to add rhythm to your music sessions. One drum has a high tone and one has low. Drumming is proven to help people living with a dementia to engage 'late into the disease because these activities do not require congnitive functioning for feelings of achievement'(Alzheimer's Foundation of America).