Ashley Gardens ‘World Rocks Against Dementia’ 22nd March

28th February 2019

Ashley Gardens care home in Maidstone, Kent invites the community to join them in celebrating ‘The World Rocks Against Dementia’ on Friday 22 March.

To celebrate the day, the home is hosting a music festival from 10am-4pm and would love you to join them. 

The line up for the event includes:

10.30am               Kettle Bridge Concertinas

11am                     The Tragic Mushrooms

12pm                    The Singing Barber

1pm                       James our own staff nurse guitar player

2pm                       Penny – Singer

3pm                       Jason Allen does swing

Snacks, refreshments, glow sticks and a specially prepared menu are just some of the delights on offer to guests.

The WRAD is a worldwide music event organised in conjunction with the Purple Angel dementia awareness campaign, and supported by the friends and relatives of the residents and care team at Ashley Gardens.

It encourages venues across the world, from care homes to concert halls, to host live music for the benefit of anyone living with dementia.

Music is known to benefit many who enjoy it, and is especially stimulating for people living with dementia. Music is known to; activate certain regions of the brain involved in movement, planning, attention, learning and memory; reduce feelings of anxiety and improve mood; help people recall memories.

Improved concentration levels allow people with dementia to engage in a way they may not have done for a long time.

Everyone is very welcome.

For more information about the Purple Angel Campaign please visit: https://www.purpleangel-global.com/index.html

Ashley Gardens is located in Sutton Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 8RA.

For more information about the home, its events and services available, please call: 01622 761310.

Alternatively, visit the Healthacre Homes website www.healthcarehomes.co.uk/homes/ashley-gardens

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