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Introduction to Playlists (Admiral Nurses)

Welcome to Playlist for Life!

We are delighted to be collaborating with Dementia UK to offer this course to Admiral Nurses like you. 

There is growing scientific evidence that personal music can help people living with dementia. In this course we introduce you to the benefits that music can bring and show you how you can use music to help care for the families living with dementia that you work with. 

The course takes between one and two hours to complete. You don’t have to finish it all in one sitting. You can come back whenever you like and pick it up from where you left off.  To go back to your Blackboard page just close this window. 

What you'll learn

An introduction to the power of music

What dementia is and how it can affect someone

How to find the best music and make a playlist

Meet some of the amazing people with dementia and carers we have worked with over the years

What's included

7 x online lessons to work through at your own pace containing video interviews with experts and inspiring case studies demonstrating the benefits of playlists

Print off and keep your certificate of completion once you’ve finished the course

Test your knowledge through quizzes to help reinforce your learning

Access to the course for as long as we offer it so you can come back and check any aspect whenever you want

Andy Lowndes

Andy Lowndes, Playlist for Life’s Deputy Chair and a former mental health nurse and nursing academic, will lead you through the course.

Course overview

The course consists of the following topics.