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Westfield strikes a chord with donation

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A dementia charity is hitting the high notes after receiving a £2,000 donation from Westfield Health.

 

South Yorkshire-based Lost Chord provides more than 850 interactive music sessions a year to help stimulate responses from dementia sufferers through music, song and dance in residential homes and day centres across the region.

 

Westfield’s donation will help the charity to continue to use highly trained professional musicians in producing a varied programme of music using different instruments and styles.

 

The sessions are designed to increase self-esteem and promote well-being among dementia sufferers and those with dementia like symptoms, particularly those who are unable to walk, talk or communicate in any way.

 

Graham Moore, Chairman of Westfield Health, said: “We are delighted to donate the money to Lost Chord. It is an innovative and wonderful charity and we hope this donation will help them to continue their fabulous work.”

  

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