Rosanna Mead

Rosanna Mead is an expert in dementia care. Rosanna is an academic at heart, she started Musica in the final year of her Music Degree at Bath Spa University, going onto complete a Masters in Music Psychology at the University of Sheffield. She is now in the final year of a PhD in Sociology at the University of Exeter, where she is conducting an ethnography of the relationship between live music, acute hospital ward environments and agitation in patients with dementia.

Rosanna provides her own specialist consultancy in dementia care, supporting care settings to adopt new models of care and improve their dementia environments. She offers lectures and motivational speeches for Universities, conferences and/or training days, on the benefits of music within dementia care as well as working on an individual level with care organisations looking to improve or change their dementia care provision.

Rosanna is on a mission to support healthcare professionals and carers to embed music into their dementia care; you can find her weekly podcast Harmonising Healthcare with Rosanna Mead or listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.