Healthcare professional? Take a look at our dedicated training site!
Healthcare professional? Take a look at our dedicated training site!

Find help near you

Making a playlist is fun and easy when you know how. If you run into difficulties there are lots of places you can go for help. 

  • Our website
    Our resources aim to show you just how easy it is to make a playlist. If you’re new to playlists, have a look at our Get Started page. Do you prefer watching videos? Try our ‘How to’ videos on our YouTube channel.
  • Playlist for Life Help Point
    Playlist for Life provides free training and materials to community organisations so they can establish Help Points to spread the power of music locally and advise anyone who gets stuck.

    We have over 900 Help Points throughout the UK. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Help Points are closed to the public. However, many are still offering online support. If you would like to speak to someone in person, get in touch and we’ll help you out. 

  • Your local library
    Most libraries have free computers and internet access, and many have digital volunteers and/or workshops to help you. Some libraries are already operating Playlist for Life Help Points with trained Music Detectives close at hand to help you find and download music.

Other places to find help

  • Dementia UK
    Dementia UK provides specialist support with the Admiral Nurse service. Dementia UK’s Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline is for anyone with a question or concern about dementia. Admiral Nurses have the knowledge and experience to understand the situation and suggest answers that might be hard to find elsewhere. You can speak to an Admiral Nurse at 0800 888 6678 or by sending an email to helpline@dementiauk.org
     
  • The Alzheimer’s Society
    Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity, here for anyone affected by any form of dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. You can find support by calling their Alzheimer’s Society National Dementia Helpline at 0300 222 1122

  • Alzheimer Scotland
    Alzheimer Scotland offers services for people affected by dementia in Scotland. You can find support by calling their helpline at 0808 808 3000 or by sending an email to helpline@alzscot.org 

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