Improve your physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual health with the support from an ECH Registered Music Therapist.
Focus on improving your health and wellbeing through the use of music.
The services of a Registered Music Therapist (RMT) are available at ECH Wellness Henley Beach and College Grove or through home visits.
What should I expect?
During your initial consultation in your home or at ECH Wellness Henley Beach or College Grove, your Registered Music Therapist will seek to understand your goals as develop a personalised care plan taking into account your goals, lifestyle and general health.
Music Therapy is ideal for people living with neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s or with dementia as well as help individuals recovering from a stroke or those who feel socially isolated. You do not need to be musical to benefit from Music Therapy.
Depending on your individual needs, Music Therapy could help address areas such as neurorehabilitation (cognitive & behavioural, communication, physical), anxiety and depression, sleep difficulties, pain/nausea, isolation, grief and bereavement or social and emotional well-being.
Methods could include:
- Music-assisted relaxation – individualised live and recorded programs to address anxiety, pain perception and sleep difficulties.
- Neurological music therapy – specific techniques designed for functional skill redevelopment.
- Song writing – reflection on current experiences or memories; messages or gifts for loved ones
- Singing & playing instruments – communicating through music when words are not enough
No matter your age, ECH Wellness Centre services are available to you on a self-funded basis. If you are aged 65 years or over, you may qualify for a Home Care Package (HCP) and you may be able to use some of this funding to access ECH Wellness services, including Music Therapy.
You do not need a referral from your doctor to access the services of an ECH Music Therapist.
To learn more about ECH Music Therapy services or to book a session, call ECH on 1300 275 324.