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Nordoff Robbins (music therapy)

Nordoff Robbins is a specialist music charity, dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children and adults across the UK.

We deliver thousands of music therapy sessions per year in care homes, day centres, hospitals, schools and our own centres.

Through music therapy we support people with a range of challenges including autism and other learning difficulties, dementia, mental health problems, stroke, brain injury and depression. Some of the people we help have a life-threatening or terminal illness, such as cancer.

The Nordoff Robbins London Centre in Kentish Town is the world’s largest dedicated music therapy centre. We aim to offer a broad range of music therapy and music services to meet the needs of as many different people in as many different circumstances as possible.

2 Lissenden Gardens, London, NW5 1PQ
020 7267 4496
Who is it for:
People with a disability or illness (physical or mental), emotional behavioural difficulties or autistic spectrum disorders
Disabled access:
Full disabled access
How to apply:
Contact Fraser Simpson at Nordoff Robbins (by telephone or email)
Kentish Town (tube), Gospel Oak (London Overground)
nothing on-site, street parking bays nearby

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For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.
Leisure or free time, is a period of time spent out of work and essential domestic activity. It is also the period of recreational and discretionary time before or after compulsory activities such as eating and sleeping.