Working with people living with dementia and family carers to test smart speakers
Playlist for Life is often asked for advice on listening to music through voice activated technology or for advice on listening to music for people who are not able to use physical devices.
We worked with five people living with dementia and two family carers to explore how Alexa enabled devices could be used to listen to playlists.
Participants used the devices to listen to their playlists regularly over ten weeks to understand:
Over the ten weeks participants took part in group feedback sessions and shared their experience to help create the documents below.
Hear directly from some of the participants in the video below:
Playlist for Life Music Labs are
supported by The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust.
Thank you to the Life Changes Trust for supporting the initial development of the Music Lab programme.