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Musicians play care home to 'reduce stress'

An Oxfordshire care home is taking part in a 10-week project which involves musicians playing concerts to residents.

Researchers at Essex University are looking at how it can increase enjoyment, engagement, and reduce anxiety among care home residents.

Lucy Biggs, from the Order of St John Trust, said it was "the way forward", and was enabling those at the home to express their emotions.

  • 19 Jun 2014
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