Our nominated charity of the year, Music in Hospitals & Care Scotland do an amazing job bringing joy and much-needed light relief into the lives of thousands of people in care settings around the country. They organise uplifting live music performances with professional musicians, to people of all ages in hospitals, hospices, day centres, care homes and special schools around Scotland.
MiHC have been providing this incredible and life-enriching service for decades, in fact, this year they are celebrating their 70th anniversary. The gift of music can really brighten and enhance the day for many people in long-term care situations. It brings happiness and fun for a few hours as well as being good for concentration, creativity and learning. The added bonus of singing along and perhaps evoking hidden memories for dementia sufferers is a wonderful extra.