Musica Music

& Wellbeing CIC




Musica is a social enterprise which supports the wellbeing of people living with dementia, and their caregivers, through music.

Who are we?

Musica is a music and health consultancy with a clear objective to harmonise healthcare by embedding music into dementia care planning. Founded in 2010 by Dr Rosie Mead, Musica is one of the leading music and health organisations in the UK. We were listed on the SE100 index 2021 and 2020, showcasing the top 100 performing social enterprises in the UK.

What do we do?

We support healthcare professionals and unpaid caregivers to embed meaningful music into their daily dementia care through online learning, coaching and consultancy. Our Innovative online course Press Play to Rewind, has shown to be extremely beneficial.


Our #JustOneHour campaign is revolutionary; we want to start a movement of people making the world a better place for those living with dementia by improving their overall quality of life through music. Taking one small step, one person at a time, just one hour. We are asking every caregiver to pledge to provide one hour a week of meaningful activities for people living with dementia.

Our Services


Press Play to Rewind

Our online course provides healthcare professionals and unpaid caregivers with hands-on training, support and coaching to have the skills, knowledge and confidence to embed meaningful music into their daily dementia care.


Musica Connect

Musica Connect is an online library of over 50 music activity videos and a monthly music calendar to support caregivers to deliver musical activities within their care. Categorised by theme and updated monthly, our on demand service makes it easy to use meaningful music everyday 24/7.


Consultancy & Advising

Our CEO Dr Rosie Mead offers consultancy on music in dementia care, including change management, measuring the impact, embedding music into your care planning, and how to create dementia friendly environments.


Musician in Residence

In exclusive locations we offer a Musician in Residence in-house social prescribing programme. A Musica trained musician delivers meaningful, responsive music sessions within your care setting, visiting weekly for a set period. We pride ourselves on becoming an extended member of your wellbeing team.

The Mission

“Good dementia care means maintaining a good quality of life, it’s all about relationship centred care, meeting the needs of the individual living with dementia and their social connections. My mission is to support every caregiver to embed music into their daily dementia care. I am delighted that Musica is on the SE100 index for 2020, listing the top 100 performing social enterprises in the UK. Additionally, to be on Natwest’s WISE (Women in Social Enterprise) list for 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018, recognising the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, is just the icing on the cake!”

Dr Rosie Mead – Founder and CEO

Working Together

for a united future


As a client-centric business, we’ve built partnerships with some of the world’s leading care providers over the last decade. Our passion for sharing meaningful music activities is just one reason why we are one of the UK’s leading music and dementia providers. But don’t take our word for it, here’s what our clients have to say…

Musica Music and Wellbeing CIC

in numbers


Before you begin your journey with Musica, you’re sure to have a number of questions about us and how we work. Here are a few crunched numbers about us before we start working together.


Of our clients would recommend us

We deliver high quality, trusted services


People have learned with us so far

We deliver our online courses globally


Awards and achievements nationally

We are well known in the arts/healthcare sectors


Years collectively of arts and health experience

Our team have a wealth of knowledge and expertise

Latest News

Musica Online

We are proud to announce that we have launched a new online service - Musica Music and Wellbeing Online - an online subscription service giving you access to over 60 videos showing you how to use music within your dementia care. You don't need to be musical to do...

Care Home of the Month – March Winners Announced

We are excited to announce our March Care Homes of the Month.   Our March 2020 Winners Waltham House, Bristol: The staff really got stuck-in and sung along, it was a residents birthday and his wife was there, everyone had a lovely time! Ant Brendoncare Woodhayes,...

Music and Self-Identity

Music and Self-Identity Music is often seen as an integral part of our self identity, and this continues into later life. Music is closely linked with personal memories, and it is thought that we remember most the music from our teenage years and early twenties; this...

Putting the Love back into Care

Over the past decade of working in healthcare I’ve come to realise the importance of love and attachment in dementia care. However; love, affection, meaningful touch all still seem to be taboo subjects, we’re told not to become ‘too attached’ to the people we care...

Care Home of the Month – February Winners Announced

We are excited to announce our February Care Homes of the Month.   Our February 2020 Winners Osbourne Court, Bristol: Osbourne Court was brilliant this month, the staff really got involved, and there were visitors there too who really threw themselves into it....

National Dementia Action Alliance Conference – Co-Production in Dementia Care

Yesterday I attended the National Dementia Action Alliance conference in London. The theme was all around co-production, and the day really emphasised the importance of and need for co-production if we are to deliver the best, person-centred care for people living...

Does music help dementia – Mealtimes

Does Music Help Dementia - Mealtimes Often people ask us does music help dementia? And specifically, how? I wanted to take this question and explore how music helps during mealtimes. I came across a twitter post the other day around background music and how it can be...

Care Home of the Month – January Winners Announced

We are excited to announce our January Care Homes of the Month.   Our January 2020 Winners Somerset – Clare Hall, Radstock 'We had such a great time celebrating on New Year's Eve!' Hilary Grabham  Dorset – Gracewell, Weymouth 'Great participation from carers and...

Care Home of the Month – December Winners Announced

We are excited to announce our December Care Homes of the Month.     Our December 2019 Winners Dorset – Gracewell, Weymouth Had a great couple of sessions, the last was exceptional, had some different staff in that they were fantastic and I got invited to do...

Social Enterprise Day #Whoknew #socialenterpriseday

Musica are getting involved in Social Enterprise Day 2019 #WhoKnew is a digital campaign which takes place on Social Enterprise Day, the Thursday of Global Entrepreneurship Week. It is a digital campaign designed to give social enterprises the chance to tell their...

Musica working hours


Monday                                9AM - 5PM

Tuesday                                9AM - 5PM

Wednesday                          9AM - 5PM

Thursday                              9AM - 5PM

Friday                                    9AM - 5PM

Saturday - Sunday              Not open


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