We are growing! Over the summer, we welcomed two more new employees, Sophie Lu-Axelsson and Cornelia Grip, to SCI.
Are you a nursing student looking to change the world? Our annual Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholarship is now open for application! Stand a chance to win a €6000 cash prize and the opportunity to participate in an individually curated internship and connect with our alumni network!
In the closing days of July, Swedish Care International participated in the Alzheimer's Disease International's 33rd Conference in Chicago, USA. We also hosted our own seminar titled Nordic Innovation and Solutions in Dementia and shared many examples of innovation and projects in dementia care.
Bike for Dementia is a two-year fundraising project for dementia research in partnership with Dementia Forum, Swedish Care International and Swedish Alzheimer Foundation.
Over the summer, we welcomed two new employees: Timothy Wagner and Sherry Cai. They will join Elnta Mergia in the new Knowledge Transfer team, which will be providing education and training solutions and consulting services on elderly and dementia care.
The first-ever meeting for the Queen Silvia Nursing Award Network will be held at Ulfsunda Slott in Stockholm on September 24 and 25.
On 30th May, we invited many high-level stakeholders in the field of dementia to the Dementia Forum X Working Meeting 2018 in Stockholm. The meeting was a follow-up on the conclusions from Dementia Forum X 2017 and also an opportunity to set new guidelines and discussion points for the next Dementia Forum X in 2019.
We have moved! We are expanding and we are expecting several new members to the team in the coming months. To accommodate a larger team, we have shifted to a larger office, which is just as accessible as the previous one
The Care for Carers project partners -- from the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Turkey and Austria -- met for the last time in Derry, Northern Ireland on 23rd May to conclude the two-year project and to give their final thoughts on it.
Palliative care has been proven to provide many benefits to the patient. Patients exposed to palliative care tend to experience a higher overall quality of life, better mood, greater autonomy and less stress.