What, when and how to use music effectively for individuals and groups with different behaviours and difficult cultural backgrounds.
A follow on workshop from workshop 1 and 2 by:
Dr Loretta Quinn, Registered Music Therapist, Registered Nurse Div 1, PostGradDipMT, AMusA(Piano), MMusMT.
That the attendants with little or no music background will feel confident running therapeutic music activities with a group of people from English and Non-English speaking backgrounds, who are displaying difficult behaviours associated with dementia.
- To provide a basic understanding of why the difficult behaviours occur associated with dementia.
- To provide a basic understanding of various cultures and their connection to music.
- To provide practical information on how to access music of different cultures, effective in a group setting.
- To provide practical interactive music activities effective with groups of people with dementia of various cultural backgrounds, displaying difficult behaviours.
- To provide a list of music already well known to the workshop participants and to the residents they are working with, that are well known to different cultures.
- To provide DVD footage of music therapy clinical work carried out by the facilitator with other residents for educational purposes.
- To provide education on how to position clients of various levels of dementia, and different cultural backgrounds in a group to maximise effectiveness of the music.
- To provide easy practical musical techniques for the attendants in the form of interactive activities in a supportive environment.
“Loretta was excellent. The workshop was awesome, easy to understand and fun.” Workshop attendant, HACC Melbourne.
The facilitator is happy to work directly with clients during the workshop with written permission from the Aged Care Facility/organisation
For a quote on workshop, contact us on: 1300 202 120 OR