Dementia is one of the most devastating, debilitating and destructive diseases of the 21st Century.


There is no cure, however music has proved to be the most effective means of communication for those struggling to live with this appalling disease. ”


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An innovative charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and well-being of those suffering with dementia using interactive musical stimuli to increase their general awareness and self esteem.

Registered Address: The Wesley Centre, Blyth Road, Maltby, South Yorkshire S66 8JD

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Registered Charity Number: 1099385  *  Company Limited by Guarantee Number: 4793062

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Sir Cliff Richard
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Golf Day 2015

Tea was served after the 9th green by Sheila and Cynthia two of our dedicated volunteers who worked all day assisted by Maggie Linford.  

Lesley Garrett supports Lost Chord
volunteer call

DONCASTER Diva Lesley Garrett is supporting a major new recruitment drive for leading dementia charity Lost Chord.



The internationally acclaimed opera star is a patron of the charity that provides vital interactive musical experiences for people living with dementia ………

foundation for long-term externally funded study program into this challenge to modern society - caring for those with dementia using alternative therapeutic approaches such as musical interventions. The highly successful launch this month included presentations by Professor Lord Winston of Imperial College and Royal College of Music, David  Robinson, Lead Music Therapist from Nordoff Robins and Helena Muller Chief Executive of Lost Chord.


Qualitative research has started in conjunction with Doctor Victoria Williamson, Research Fellow at Sheffield University, observing and recording how musical intervention works, building a knowledge repository as a firm

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We had another glorious day of golf at Rotherham Golf Club. The winning team from Red Business machines was presented with solid silver cufflinks.

Wentworth Woodhouse 2015

This year we will have to go ahead without his generosity, but it still promises to be another unforgettable evening. We have the Piped band, Lost Chord musicians and an amazing young magician to entertain you throughout the meal with a grand finale from Lesley. To see Lesley in Grassington Opera you would have to pay £160 so I'm told!!

Last year it was a sell-out within 3 weeks, so don't delay and book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

yet another extraordinary event at Wentworth Woodhouse in aid of Lost Chord on 19th September dedicated this year to the late Clifford Newbold.

Lesley and Helena invite you to …..

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