Advocacy for the work – promoting music for health at an annual Nursing Conference in Sep 14, sharing ideas and building relationships
We’re gathering feedback from our young participants and Salford will be undertaking fieldwork using specialist ways of engaging with young people so their voices are heard in the research outcomes.
Ros and Mark, with staff, patients and family members promoting the Special Educational Needs Interest Group, “Sensory Explorers”, funded by Jessie’s fund. This event was part of Equality and Diversity week at the Trust. These additional projects are made possible through the long term security afforded through Youth Music funding
Staff on Ward 77 interact with a young boy who is in isolation and can only come to the door of his room on the ward. The presence of the musicians gives staff confidence to use music in their work.
A young girl hospitalised since birth is able to leave her ward for a short time and comes to see a concert in the atrium of the Royal Eye Hospital, playing the piano beside a musician who has been visiting her each week on the ward.
This beautiful picture was made for Emma, one of our apprentices, after the musicians visited children on the dialysis ward
our favurite feedback from our Sempre conference presentation!
Daniel McDwyer serenades a lady as part of a recent student union initiative for work with older people, with training from Ros Hawley
Staff members connecting for a lively jig
A serenade reaching out to everybody on the Stroke Rehabilitation Ward
Patients and Staff Members brought together, to enjoy the cheerful tunes of the Charleston Charlies, from Music in Hospitals