Power of Music in Health and Social Care 2019

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East Midlands Academic Health Science Network, is sponsoring the first Power of Music in Health and Social Care Conference in October 2018.  This conference is being organised in partnership with Lakeside Arts, Room 217 Foundation, Live Music Now, OPUS Music and Health and the Institute of Mental Health. It is also being supported by the Utley Foundation and the ESRC Festival of the Social Sciences.  

Date and time: Monday 4th November, 8.30 – 16.30

Venue: East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham

Cost: £85.00

The 2019 programme features the Music for Dementia 2020 campaign and new developments in social prescribing. This one-day conference with 6 interactive workshop choices will appeal to music practitioners, users of health and social care, providers and researchers. Please see attached flyer.

The presenters include:

Performers

  • Nottingham Dementia Choirs
  • OPUS Music
  • Red Sea
  • Bird and Family Bryan
  • Artists from Key Changes ‘promoting positive mental health’

Speakers

  • Dr Anthea Holland, Founder of Mindsong – Music for Dementia
  • Bev Foster, Executive Director, Room 217 Foundation
  • James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care, NHS England
  • Dr Jane Bentley, Atlantic Fellow Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), Trinity College Dublin
  • Professor Raymond MacDonald, Chair of Music Psychology and Improvisation, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Gary Ansdell, Researcher in Music Therapy, University of Exeter
  • Dr Catherine Jordan, Atlantic Fellow Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), Trinity College Dublin

Click here to register and for further information.