13 September - Limerick
14 September - Meath


Limerick:  1pm – 6pm
Meath: 10am – 3.30pm


Limerick: Irish Chamber Orchestra Studio, University of Limerick
Meath: Dalgan Park, Navan


€50 (includes light lunch)

Music & Health Ireland will present their Music & Care Workshop Day in Limerick and Meath this September. The workshop is shaped by insights from online care staff workshops delivered as part of the Musicians-On-Call programme in 2022.

This immersive event is tailor-made for care home activity co-ordinators, healthcare assistants, social care staff and nurses who work in nursing home settings. Embark on a day of discovery, connection, and practical learning that delves into the boundless potential of music in care. No previous experience is required.

Limerick Workshop
Date: Wednesday 13 September
Time: 1pm – 6pm
Location: Irish Chamber Orchestra Studio, University of Limerick
Cost: €50 (Includes light lunch)

Meath Workshop
Date: Thursday 14 September
Time: 10am – 3.30pm
Location: Dalgan Park, Navan, Co.Meath
Cost: €50 (Includes light lunch)

Why Healthcare Staff Should Attend: 
The workshop day is an opportunity for your staff to:

  • Empower Residents’ Voices: Discover how music provides a unique avenue for residents to express themselves, fostering a sense of agency and empowerment.
  • Forge Social Connections: Explore how music serves as a bridge, bringing residents, staff, and families together in shared moments of joy and interaction.
  • Enhance Quality of Life: Learn how music can support residents’ overall well-being, promoting emotional resilience and enhancing their daily experiences.

What to Expect: 

  • Gain insights from Music & Health Ireland’s mission and impact
  • Explore the vast potential of music to enhance wellbeing through personalized musical experiences
  • Understand the role of trained musicians in healthcare
  • Learn practical strategies for creatively incorporating music

Network & Recharge: Enjoy a complimentary light lunch, connect with fellow attendees, and expand your network within the nursing home community.

Expert Facilitators
Attendees will learn directly from accomplished experts in Music in Health:

  • Gráinne Hope: Founder, Music & Health Ireland, Music in Health practitioner & trainer
  • Dr. Jane Bentley: Music in Healthcare Practitioner, consultant and trainer (Scotland)
  • Liam Merriman: Waterford Healing Arts Mentor, Music & Health Ireland trainer & Music in Health practitioner.

Music & Health Ireland
Music & Health Ireland leads the field of music and health practice in Ireland. Their team of musicians are trained in best-practice musical and pedagogical techniques specifically developed for quality outcomes in healthcare. The methodology and approach used is consciously grounded in cultural interactions rather than clinical goals.

Music & Health Ireland manages and delivers the largest programme of training and CPD opportunities for early career musicians and healthcare staff interested in working and engaging through music in healthcare and community settings across Ireland.

The organisation carries out projects with professional musicians specifically trained to work in healthcare settings. Their work is based on interaction and communication in a person-centred approach and includes families and care staff.

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