Music Performances for Hospitals and Care Homes
As an activities coordinator or manager would you like..
A professional musician to come into you home and sing with residents their favourite songs spanning decades from the 1930’s to the 1960’s.
A musician who has experience working alongside older residents in a healthcare settings.
A musician who will interact and participate with patients and residents where sought.
A musician with an up-to-date DBS check allowing him to work in healthcare settings.
Who would be providing the service?
Hi, I'm Alex I have performed music professionally for 15 years with 5 of these years dedicated to providing live music to people in care and residential homes and local hospitals. Before that I acquired a a degree in both music and psychology. I continually develop my understanding of working with people in care settings from both NHS led training and other sources. Here are some clips of recent musical performances I have done.
What do current clients think of the service?
Alex Bett has worked for Elevate as a musician for the last 5 years, working in various settings such as Hospital wards, day rooms, care homes and day centres. He is an extremely versatile musician, playing a wide variety of musical genres and styles, from classical to jazz and popular music from all eras. He can play guitar instrumentals as well as sing and accompany himself.
Alex has a calm gentle approach and works well with older people, particularly those of a frail capacity; gently chatting and encouraging people to join in, or just allowing them to relax and listen to him playing. He is adept at both working with a group and with individuals.
Alex is extremely reliable and hard-working and I would recommend him to anyone as a great addition to a musical programme for older people in care settings.
Rebecca Seymour, Coordinator of the Elevate Programme (Salisbury Hospital) and Celebrating Age
Alex is an outstanding performer and has been fortunate enough to have performed 84 engagements for us since 2016. Alex is an organised, trustworthy individual and feedback for the performances he has held in healthcare establishments are of a consistently high standard.
Phoebe Gorry Music in Hospitals and Care
'A good friendly presentation and interaction with our residents. Lots of encouraging and eye contact. Residents warmed to Alex and all seemed to enjoy the session.'
Jan Howell, St Martin's Grange, Gillingham
How do I enquire or book?
You can call me (Alex) on 07788 374728 / to either book a performance or further discuss your needs and what I could provide to you.