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One person reading a book and another person playing guitar; wording 'Homeside - partnership in dementia care' underneath

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Baker, F., Grocke, D. and Pachana, N.A., 2012. Connecting through music: A study of a spousal carer-directed music intervention designed to be successful in couples where one person has dementia. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 23, pp4-21.

Baker, F., et al, 2019. HOMESIDE: Home-based family caregiver-delivered music and reading interventions for people living with dementia: Protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMJ Open [filed and accepted].

Bowell, S. and Bamford, S.M., 2018. What would life be – without a song or a dance, what are we? A Report from the Commission on Dementia and Music. London: The International Longevity Centre – UK.

De Oliveira, A.M., Radanovic, M., de Mello, P.C., Buchain, P.C., Vizzotto, A.D., Celestino, D.L. and Forlenza, O.V., 2015. Nonpharmacological intervention to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: a systematic review. BioMed Research International, 2015: 218980. doi.org/10.1155/2015/218980.

Fusar-Poli, L., Bieleninik, Ł., Brondino, N., Chen, X.-J. and Gold, C., 2017. The effect of music therapy on cognitive functions in patients with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Aging & Mental Health, 22(9), pp1097-1106. doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2017.1348474.

Hsu, M.H., Flowerdew, R., Parker, M., Fachner, J. and Odell-Miller, H., 2015. Individual music therapy for managing neuropsychiatric symptoms for people with dementia and their carers: A cluster randomized controlled feasibility study. BMC Geriatrics, 15: 84-015-0082-4. doi.org/10.1186/s12877-015-0082-4.

Kawashima, R., Okita, K., Yamazaki, R., Tajima, N., Yoshida, H., Taira, M. and Sugimoto, K., 2005. Reading aloud and arithmetic calculation improving frontal function of people with dementia. Journal of Gerontology, 60(3), pp380-384. doi.org/10.1093/gerona/60.3.380.

Livingston, G., Sommerlad, A., Orgeta, V., Costafreda, SG, Huntley, J., Ames, D. and Mukadam, N., 2017. Dementia prevention, intervention, and care. The Lancet, 390 (10113), pp2673-2734. doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31363-6.

Longden, E., Davis, P., Carroll, J., Billington, J. and Kinderman, P., 2016. An evaluation of shared reading groups for adults living with dementia: Preliminary findings. Journal of Public Mental Health, 15, pp75-82. doi.org/10.1108/JPMH-06-2015-0023.

Papastavrou, E., Kalokerinou, A., Papacostas, S.S., Tsangari, H. and Sourtzi, P., 2007. Caring for a relative with dementia: Family caregiver burden. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 58(5), pp446-457. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2007.04250.x.

Särkämö, T., Tervaniemi, M., Laitinen, S., Numminen, A., Kurki, M., Johnson, J.K. and Rantanen, P., 2014. Cognitive, emotional, and social benefits in early dementia: Randomized controlled study. The Gerontologist, 54(4), pp634-650. doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnt100.

Wosch, T. and Eickholt, J., 2019. Proof of effectiveness Music therapy for people with dementia. Psychotherapy in old age, 16(1), pp49-56.

Zhang, Y., Cai, J., An, L., Hui, F., Ren, T., Ma, H. and Zhao, Q., 2017. Does music therapy enhance behavioral and cognitive function in elderly dementia patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Aging Research Reviews, 35, pp1-11. doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2016.12.003.