Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity announce partnership with SDH centre on Singing and COPD project

The healing power of a shared song A research-led project to run and evaluate the value of regular singing groups in helping local people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to manage their condition better. Singing for Better Breathing is a study to explore the value of group singing in promoting wellbeing for people in […]

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SDH Centre Researchers publish Music For Change Early Years Project Report

Music can be very good for you. Plato spoke of its potential to foster ‘the growth of the soul’ and people have been claiming the beneficial effects of music ever since. This paper summarises evaluation findings on a music-centred project aimed at supporting the healthy educational, psychological and social development of nursery-aged children in a […]

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Sidney De Haan Centre musicians involved in Singing and Dementia project

A new short film about ‘Wishing Well’ in Brighton – a singing/music project for patients with dementia: http://wishingwellmusic.org.uk/film/ One of our West Kent and Medway ‘singing and mental health’ project singing facilitators, Zoe Konez, appears in the second film that talks about how the Wishing Well project works with children in hospital.

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