SCI featured on Swedish App Scene’s website

SCI featured on Swedish App Scene’s website

SCI’s New Ventures manager, Ludvig Mörnesten, recently spoke with Swedish App Scene about several different apps focused on elderly care, dementia or caregiving. Those mobile apps include: Dementia Support, Elderly Support and Memory Box.

Mörnesten discusses SCI’s involvement with developing these tools, as well as the current climate and demographic challenges revolving dementia awareness and care.

February 17th, 2017|
Wilhelmina Hoffman is awarded the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Wilhelmina Hoffman is awarded the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

On February 6, 2017, Wilhelmina Hoffman was awarded the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf for her outstanding work as rector to Silviahemmet and the Swedish Dementia Centre.
Please read more at: www.kungahuset.se

Congratulations Wilhelmina, and the entire team at Silviahemmet for your attention and care in Dementia.

All photos: Yanan Li, Silviahemmet

February 9th, 2017|
SCI collaborates on “Care for Carers” with international Erasmus partners

SCI collaborates on “Care for Carers” with international Erasmus partners

Between Dec 5th and Dec 9th, SCI hosted a study visit for members of a 2 year Erasmus+ project called “Care for Carers”. The objective of this program is to develop an innovative tool for informal caregivers of people with dementia that will help them cope with everyday challenges. Many home carers are isolated or

January 2nd, 2017|
The Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholars of 2016 are now announced

The Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholars of 2016 are now announced

23-year old Saga Wahlström from Mälardalens högskola and 20-year old Michelle Enna from Novia University of Applied Sciences are awarded the Queen Silvia Nursing Award 2016. The award is given to a nursing student that comes up with an idea that could improve the care of elderly.

December 23rd, 2016|
Folkhalsan collaborates with SCI to test MemoryBox!

Folkhalsan collaborates with SCI to test MemoryBox!

Folkhalsan, a public, social and health organization, is currently collaborating with SCI to test Memory Box!  Carers and patients at five different locations have acquainted themselves with the memory application, Memory Box! The app was presented to carers and patients after a volunteer effort was carried out by Lilly, a global healthcare leader.  They are

October 31st, 2016|
WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s is uniting women against Alzheimer’s disease. #WeWontWait

WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s is uniting women against Alzheimer’s disease. #WeWontWait

WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, a member of the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Network, is uniting women across the globe to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.

Their growing network of womenare impatient with the slow progress being made in the Alzheimer’s fight. Driven by their passion, they are committed to ending current “business-as-usual” approaches to funding, research and advocacy, bringing Alzheimer’s out of

October 11th, 2016|
The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design | Royal College of Art dementia project

The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design | Royal College of Art dementia project

 

Faith Wray from The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design | Royal College of Art, is currently working on a dementia project, with the BSI group, who’s aim is to better the built environment for people living with dementia and with other neurological conditions. They are looking for feedback from people who are living or caring

October 6th, 2016|
Swedish Care International collaborates to educate Swedish caregivers on using the new Memory Box app

Swedish Care International collaborates to educate Swedish caregivers on using the new Memory Box app

On September 29th, is Lilly Global Day of Service. Throughout this day Swedish Lilly employees volunteered at elderly care homes in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö and presented Swedish Care International’s smartphone application Memory Box. Memory Box is a communication tool for caregivers, family, and friends of people living with dementia. The application spurs social interaction

September 29th, 2016|
Forum For Elderly Care adds new languages to the Memory Box! app

Forum For Elderly Care adds new languages to the Memory Box! app

Memory Box! has now released an updated version that adds support in the Swedish and Danish languages. The app will also continue to support others in English as well.

Memory box is a communication tool for caregivers, family and friends of people living with dementia. The application contains visual, written and musical inspiration from the

September 22nd, 2016|
IV International Symposium “Advances in psychosocial research in Alzheimer’s disease”

IV International Symposium “Advances in psychosocial research in Alzheimer’s disease”

On 2nd June 2016 Katarzyna Hess-Wiktor represented SCI at the IVth International Symposium “Avances en la investigación sociosanitaria en la enfermedad de Alzheimer” (“Advances in psychosocial research in Alzheimer’s disease”) in Centro de Referencia Estatal de Atención a Personas con Enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras Demencias (IMSERSO) in Salamanca, Spain.

June 3rd, 2016|