Professor Laurel Young: The importance of music for persons living with dementia

Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018
- Time: 10am-12pm (tea and coffee from 9.30am)
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (concessions) plus booking fee

Research and anecdotal evidence as well as the presenter’s clinical experience indicate that knowledgeable use of music can improve quality of life for persons living with dementia (PWLD). However, it also appears that best practices for PLWD are not being fully realized and are generally not well understood. The presenter will outline rationale underlying the need for a sustainable best practices model for the use of music in dementia care. She will also refer to her own related research projects.

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