VOICES THAT CARE FIND OUT MORE

The Need

In Canada, several converging factors make music care timely.

Aging Population

Aging Population
25% of population 65+ by 2036

Dementia

Dementia
85% of LTC home residents live with cognitive impairment

Person-Centred Care

Person-Centred Care
Care is moving from traditional medical model to more relational model of care

Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers
Boomers have arrived in care settings as caregivers and consumers with high expectations around muisic and care

Community-Based

Community-Based
Care is shifting back to the community

How we are changing care culture

Leading

Leading

Care partners in an innovative approach to care
Networking

Networking

Communities of learning and practice for mutual support
Equipping

Equipping

Care partners with confidence in music care integration
Innovating

Innovating

Music care methodologies and tools for personal and culture change
Inspiring

Inspiring

New ways of thinking and doing care through music
Sharing

Sharing

Insight and knowledge in music and health thought and practice

How we are improving quality of life and changing care experiences

Decreasing agitation and anxiety

Music care albums delivered into palliative and end-of-life care
Decreasing agitation and anxiety
Increasing social engagement

Increasing social engagement

Pathways Singing Programs delivered into dementia care
Reducing isolation<br>and loneliness

Reducing isolation
and loneliness

Music Care Partners in long–term care

Increasing caregiver confidence using music

Music care methodologies and tools for personal and culture change
Increasing caregiver confidence using music

Increasing public awareness of impact of music on health

Music Care Conferences held across Canada
Increasing public awareness of impact of music on health
Expanding music care advocacy in caring communities

Expanding music care advocacy in caring communities

Music Care Advocates trained in Ontario and Alberta

Increasing social cohesion

Increasing social cohesion
Current study in adult day programs