Walt is an elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who lives in a home with many other elderly people. Whilst he can remember things he did in his youth, he has difficulty recalling what he did during the past week. He is often disoriented, agitated and doesn’t talk much anymore. An RMT comes to see Walt [...]
Our fifth animation is about a girl named Connie and how she managed anxiety and depression with the support of an RMT. RMTs are professionally trained to support people managing a variety of health conditions, including those with mental health challenges.
At 20, Josh was diagnosed with an acute form of leukaemia and found it hard to express his feelings to his family and friends. An RMT helped him to write songs about how he felt and craft his lyrics into messages he wanted to share with those closest to him. This communication through music and [...]
RMTs can also aid the process of rehabilitation, and the third animation in the series follows the story of a young man who had a dirt bike accident and now needs to relearn vital skills like walking and brushing his teeth. Throughout his rehabilitation, Thomo works with an RMT who uses the engaging features of [...]
Children with disabilities can often have difficulty controlling their bodies or adapting to different environments. Jackson has a disability and finds it hard to focus and use his voice to communicate. When an RMT visits his class he finds it easier to join in with the group, and this animation shows how music-based therapy techniques [...]
Rose's story looks at the use of music therapy in paediatrics. The character in the animation, Rose, was born prematurely and spent her first weeks in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) – only able to bond with her parents during music therapy sessions with an RMT. Our animation reveals how registered music therapists can [...]