Key Changes

Key Changes

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Key Changes

Music engagement and recovery services in hospitals and the community for young people and adults affected by mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, PTSD, bi polar disorder and schizophrenia.  Currently they are conducting telephone wellbeing checks and online music activities. Email info@keychanges.org.uk or phone 020 7549 8172

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Usual Serivce:

We provide music services in hospitals and the community for people affected by mental health problems. We aim to promote recovery and encourage progression to new life opportunities through a structured programme of creative and vocational music activities including: In-reach services in acute psychiatric care settings. Music workshops for mental health service users in the community. Training and volunteering opportunities. Concerts and events at mainstream venues. Service features:  Workshops in song writing and composition, music technology, sound recording  Culturally relevant musical genres including hip hop, rock, reggae, soul, dubstep, d'n'b, etc. Delivered in professional music studios by specially trained musicians and producers  Progression routes to continuing study, volunteering and work experience opportunities. Added value: Referral service, pre-start interviews and risk assessments. Group work to promote creative collaboration and foster social wellbeing. Safe, supportive and friendly environments. Inclusive, non-judgemental approach. Ongoing monitoring and care coordinator contact throughout engagement. Signposting to appropriate services and support with progression routes. Up to date protocols, safeguarding policies, CRB disclosures, public liability. Outcomes recorded and measured through feedback and evaluation

Who to contact

Telephone
020 7549 8172 020 7549 8172
E-mail
info@keychanges.org.uk
Website
www.keychanges.org.uk/
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Location

Address
St. Luke's Centre
90 Central Street
London
Postcode
EC1V 8AJ

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
Referral required
Referral Details

You must be using mental health services and be referred to the service by your Care Coordinator.

Additional Languages
English
Other notes

Music can play a valuable role in recovery from mental illness. It can stimulate emotional, aesthetic and spiritual responses, develop social and physical skills, improve expression, communication and confidence, and facilitate positive changes in behaviour and wellbeing. We encourage the creation of original music which is developed through group collaboration. All our sessions are facilitated by specially trained music mentors with enhanced CRB clearance. Our programmes in the community are delivered in professional music studios. Our service also includes: â?¢ Referral service, pre-start interviews and risk assessments â?¢ Culturally relevant musical genres â?¢ Safe, supportive and friendly environments â?¢ Ongoing monitoring and care coordinator contact â?¢ Support with progression routes â?¢ Signposting to appropriate services â?¢ Certificate of achievement and CD recording on completion of engagement â?¢ Up to date protocols, safeguarding policies and public liability â?¢ Outcomes measured through feedback and evaluations Our community services are called Key Changes and include creative music programmes, training and volunteering opportunities, concerts and events.

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