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Certified Course

Integrating playlists into personalised dementia care

For care homes and NHS departments who wish to embed personal playlists into their care. Tailor- made training and support to integrate playlists into your establishment and offer truly person-centred care.

Our training has been developed with practitioners to support care homes and hospitals embed Playlist for Life into care and support.

  • Two 2-hour webinars for up to 16 staff
  • 6 x online lessons to be completed in your own time
  • A box of training manuals and playlist materials for staff to use
  • Implementation support for up to 6 months from Playlist for Life staff
  • Access to our Music Detective volunteers to help identify music for service users
  • An award ceremony for your staff to receive your organisation’s Playlist for Life certification plaque

Organisations completing the course are awarded a plaque to display publicly and are added to the Register of Playlist for Life Certified Establishments for families to refer to when looking for a care home.

Skills and knowledge

Discover the science behind the power of personalised playlists

Become a Music Detective and learn how to identify the soundtrack to
someone’s life

Learn how to create a personal playlist and top tips to overcome technology barriers

Strengthen your existing services through the use of playlists

This package is about more than simply sending staff on a course. We offer a combined package of training and support over six months to help your team bring about culture-change that can:

  • Reduce the use of medication
  • Reduce points of stress in the day for staff and residents alike
  • Demonstrate to inspectors the person-centredness of routines and life in your organisation


2 x 2 hour webinars

Implementation support for up to 6 months

Award ceremony after completion. 

Course overview

The course consists of the following topics. 


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*Organisations remain on the Register of Playlist for Life Certified Establishments for one year. After the initial year, organisations can renew their Playlist for Life certification and access to workbooks, e-Learning and support.

I think it's great because it completes your relationship with the resident. And this is

Psychiatric Nurse
Stow Park Care Home, Wales

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