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Art speaks where words fail for people with dementia

A growing number of dementia patients benefit from dedicated art and music sessions in hospitals and care homes. The Creative Dementia Arts Network, which links arts and music specialists with those caring for people with dementia in the UK, says that while people with dementia often have trouble finding their way, or remembering names and places, their capacity to respond to music, colour and texture remains intact, providing them with a means to communicate when words fail.

Read more on the Guardian website.