Now Accepting Nominations for NFs to Become Certified in Phase IV of Music & Memory

Is your nursing home participating in HHSC’s Music & Memory program? If not, here’s your chance. HHSC is expanding the initiative to an additional 200 nursing homes over the next two years. Nominate your facility for Phase IV of the program by completing this survey: 50 facilities will be chosen for Phase IV. The nomination period has been extended to February 9, 2018.

What is Music & Memory?

The nationally recognized Music & Memory initiative builds on research showing the positive effects of familiar music on brain activity. The program has also been shown to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing facilities. More information is available on the Music & Memory website:

Since 2015, 432 facilities across Texas have participated in the HHSC Music & Memory program. By the end of 2018, over 10,000 nursing home residents will have been impacted by this innovative program.

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