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NEW RESEARCH ON PMZ SHOWS MUSIC BOOSTS RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNITIES

18th May 2016

New research on Plymouth Music Zone shows music boosts relationships and social bonding leading to improved wellbeing and stronger communities.  It comes within days of a report published as part of Mental Health Awareness week by the Mental Health Foundation that said people's wellbeing is being adversely affected by not investing more time in relationships.  The report by in…

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NEW RESEARCH ON PMZ SHOWS MUSIC BOOSTS RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNITIES

WORKING WITH UNIVERSITY OF EXETER TO IMPROVE RECOVERY FOR PEOPLE WITH APHASIA

4th May 2016

A team of health researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School and the National Institute for Health Research are working with Plymouth Music Zone to bring together people who have communication problems caused by aphasia. Of the over 150,000 people who have a stroke each year, around a third (33%) will also experience aphasia. Beyond the impairment to speech and language, peo…

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WORKING WITH UNIVERSITY OF EXETER TO IMPROVE RECOVERY FOR PEOPLE WITH APHASIA

£75,000 LLOYDS BANK FOUNDATION GRANT TO WORK WITH ISOLATED CARERS

22nd April 2016

Plymouth Music Zone has secured £75,000 from Lloyds Bank Foundation to help provide a special programme of 'musical respite' activities for hundreds of isolated carers. The Voices of the Unsung programme will take place over the next 3 years reaching out to almost 400 carers across the city. The grant was part of Lloyds Bank Foundation's Invest programme and will help the Devo…

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£75,000 LLOYDS BANK FOUNDATION GRANT TO WORK WITH ISOLATED CARERS