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    Neurologic music therapy provides significant fall prevention technique in over 65’s

    Winter poses a significantly increased risk of falls in the elderly. Each year over three million older people are treated for fall related injuries, and approximately 60,000 of them require hospitalisation usually from hip fractures or head injuries (1). The chances of falling in winter months increase after 65 and increases furthermore after 75 years old. Daniel Thomas, Joint Managing Director & … MORE

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    Blog: Chroma seeing an uptake in the use of trial assessments

    Assessment and treatment plans are the foundation to determine the best intervention options for clients. The duration of a typical treatment plan is between 12-24 weeks. But recently, we have seen an uptake in care managers opting for one of Chroma’s fixed fee assessments. Typically based over four weeks/sessions, we are able to demonstrate the effectiveness of the arts therapies as a … MORE

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    What it takes to be nominated for the Advancing Healthcare Awards – Music and dementia: changing how we care

    Now is the time to submit your entries for the Advancing Healthcare Awards (AHA’s) 2019. As previous winners, Chroma now sponsors an award for ‘realising potential through creativity’. One of last year’s finalists for the Chroma award was Hazel Child, a registered music therapist who worked in a day centre, run by Guild Care, for people with advanced dementia. There, Hazel provided … MORE

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    What it takes to be nominated for the Advancing Healthcare Awards – Little Voices domestic abuse group work programme for children

    Now is the time to submit your entries for the Advancing Healthcare Awards (AHA’s) 2019. As previous winners, Chroma now sponsors an award for ‘realising potential through creativity’. One of last year’s finalists for the Chroma award was Ann Dix, a healthcare registered drama therapist, her project ‘Little Voices Domestic Abuse Group Work Programme for Children’ was found to be truly inspiring. … MORE

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    What it takes to win at the Advancing Healthcare Awards – More than a radiotherapy mask

    Now is the time to submit your entries for the Advancing Healthcare Awards (AHA’s) 2019. As previous winners, Chroma now sponsors an award for ‘realising potential through creativity’. The winning project last year for the Chroma award was led by Lucy Junni, Paediatric Radiographer at St James Institute of Oncology, Leeds, alongside the creative input of fellow colleague Lobke Marsden. The project … MORE

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    Chroma and The University of York developing neurotechnology tools for music driven rehabilitation in the home

    Chroma, the UK’s leading national provider of arts therapy services, has partnered with The University of York’s Digital Creativity Hub to design and build digital neurotechnology and rehabilitation apps and devices using the power of music to support clients recovering from brain injuries. With a growing demographic of Stroke survivors as well as Parkinson’s and Dementia patients living longer, the need for … MORE

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    Willowbeck proud to announce specialist neurologic music therapy programme

    Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation that works with residents to help with neurological development, physical rehabilitation and general well-being. Sheffield nurse-led home Willowbeck will be working with national organisation Chroma via music therapy which is a form of neurological and psychological rehabilitation process using music, sound, instruments, and music technology to support people. Music … MORE

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    Chroma partners with Voyage Care to provide music therapy for neuro-rehab patients

    Chroma has announced a new partnership with Voyage Care to provide neurologic arts therapy services, including Neurologic Music Therapy to patients who are undergoing neuro-rehabilitation. Voyage Care is a sector leading provider, with over 30 years’ experience of specialist care and support. They support over 3,500 people with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and other complex needs across the UK. Their 18 … MORE

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    Music therapy could be medicine for military personnel with PTSD

    Despite the growing recognition of mental health disorder affecting armed forces personnel, many sufferers continue to miss out on vital cost-effective therapies that can help them recover, according to Daniel Thomas of Chroma, the UK’s leading national provider of arts therapy services. Speaking at a special conference, organised by law firm, Bolt Burdon Kemp,  on 26 September, Daniel will say that while … MORE

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    Demand for music therapy treatment on the rise

    Chroma Therapies, the UK’s leading national provider of arts therapy services, has been commissioned to pilot a raft of new neurologic music therapy projects at some of the UK’s leading NHS Trusts. As public and professional awareness of improved patient outcomes offered by neurologic music therapy increases, more NHS Trusts are trialing the treatment for people with acquired brain injuries. In the … MORE

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