Oomph! Wellness, and Music for Dementia

hosted by the National Care Forum

The FEEL GOOD FORUM webinar was held on the 5 May 2021

The webinar focussed on the power of music and exercise to effectively improve the mental health and wellbeing, as well as reducing isolation and loneliness and bring joy to people living and working in care and support settings.

It also highlighted the importance of music and exercise and the science behind the ‘feel good’ feeling – providing comfort and relief, improving mood and thinking, maintaining or regaining mobility and independence.

Resources from Live Music Now

Douglas Noble, Director and Maz O’Connor, musician and LMN board member, introduced Live Music Now Online Library of free pre-recorded live music concerts, and shared how to bring musicians into your settings remotely and also in person.

Join Live Music Now every Wednesday at 2pm for a Live Music In Care concert on Facebook Live. Next Wednesday 12th May its  at 2pm it’s early music duo Flauguissimo.

Online Library of free music 

LMN  Stories on impacts 

CQC Finds LMN Venue Sabrina House ‘Outstanding’ in Responsiveness to Residents

Maz O’Connor website

Lead by Steve Gardener, Wellbeing Director at Oomph! Wellbeing this session explored the key principles of creating a balanced and varied programme, stimulating people mentally, physically and emotionally.

The session included a virtual tour through Oomph! on demand varied programme.

Oomph! Wellness

Language Activity Book

Language Video

World Heritage Sites Quiz

Bollywood Video 

Resources from Music for Dementia

In this session, Grace Meadows, Director at Music for Dementia unpicked the science behind that feel good feeling and encouraged the audience to think about how they can help to spread some feel good joy with music.

www.musicfordementia.org.uk 

www.m4dradio.com

Musical Dementia Pathway

Musical Map