11 September 2015
The final scope and equality impact assessment for this NICE guideline have now been published along with all the stakeholder comments that were received during consultation and NICE's responses to these comments.
07 September 2015
Ahead of the release of 'The Health Gap' BAMT interviewed Prof. Sir Michael Marmot about his book, what the Health Gap means, what the causes of it are, what can be done about it adn why it relates to music therapists.
04 September 2015
Anglia Ruskin University, in collaboration with BAMT and Methodist Homes (MHA), hosts the first conference in the UK to focus specifically on music therapy and dementia.
03 September 2015
ICRA Conference - The Role of Arts Therapies in Dementia Care in the 21st Century at Anglia Ruskin University, Friday 4th September 2015
28 August 2015
Deadline for BAMT trustee nominations is Wednesday 2nd September.
22 July 2015
A new study has demonstrated how music therapy can provide significant benefits for people with dementia living in UK care homes.
17 July 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Music Therapy Week, 22 – 28 June 2015. Leaders from dementia organizations, academics, researchers and practitioners representing over thirty organizations came together in Portcullis House to debate how access to music therapy can be improved for people with dementia during Music Therapy Week.
26 June 2015
Working as a music therapist in care homes I come across many different people; the older people I work with (clients/residents), their relatives and friends, the staff who care for them and run the homes where they live, my fellow health care professionals and the generous volunteers. With so many people involved it can be tricky to get across what I’m doing, or trying to do for the residents. In the complex jigsaw puzzle of the care system, music therapy is one of the lesser known.
23 June 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Music Therapy Week, 22 – 28 June 2015. This week leading academics, researchers and practitioners from the field of dementia will meet with MPs on Thursday to debate how access to music therapy can be improved for people with dementia.
19 June 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Music Therapy Week, 22 – 28 June 2015. Music therapy can help people at all stages in their journey with dementia to enrich life and tap into the resources that people with dementia still have.