Mary’s Edinburgh Training

Do you work with people with dementia? Would you like to learn how music can help?

This course has been developed for individuals wishing to incorporate music in to their daily practice and further their own professional development. If you are a care professional and you would like to learn how music can help, join us at our training morning to learn new skills and meet like-minded people.

If you are unable to attend this course, please contact us to register your interest and let us know your location so that we can take this into consideration when planning future dates.

“The training content was as expected i.e. spot on and very good. I liked the fact that we all had different backgrounds.”

Training attendee

Who should attend?

Anyone working with people living with dementia in a health or social care setting: doctors, dentists, nurses, activity coordinators, care assistants, home-care workers, ancillary staff or allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, optometrists, audiologists, chiropodists.

What will I learn?

By the end of the three hour session you will:

  • Understand what personal music is, why it works and what the benefits can be for people living with dementia
  • Have learned and practised ‘Music Detective’ skills to find the right music for an individual
  • Have developed a plan to start using personal music yourself in your work

All those attending will receive a comprehensive manual and a certificate.

“Helpful and informative. A very enjoyable afternoon.”

Training attendee


Full price rate: £125 per person
Early bird rate: £95 per person (available until ***DATE***)
Low-wage or unwaged rate: £45 per person

If funding is an issue for you, please call us on 0141 404 0683 to discuss options.

Terms and conditions

Training sessions are for 6 to 16 delegates. If less than 6 bookings are made the training may be cancelled at short notice. You will be able to book onto another event or receive a full refund on request. 


Thistle Place, Edinburgh, EH11 1JH


Start: 27/12/2019 7:00 am