Dr Jeanette Tamplin
The University of Melbourne
11 September 2018

Doctor Tamplim is using therapeutic singing groups to support people living with dementia. Music is the glue that brings people together and it’s cementing and supporting existing relationships.

Doctor Jeanette Tamplin holds an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship at the University of Melbourne and works as a music therapist at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre - Austin Health and Epworth Hospital.

Doctor Tamplim is a registered music therapist and researcher specialising in neurorehabilitation for people neurological injuries or conditions (including traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, Parkinson's, and dementia). She has 20 years clinical experience working as a music therapist in neurorehabilitation and her research in this area focuses on the therapeutic effects of singing, speech and language rehabilitation, therapeutic songwriting, and coping and adjustment following traumatic injury or illness.