In our interview, each scholar shared with us their motivation to become a nurse, the reason for applying for Queen Silvia Nursing Award 2017, how they came up with the winning idea and their future steps as a Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholar.
In the fourth and final part of our interview series, we have Berit Ehmann, the winner of Queen Silvia Nursing Award Germany 2017. Berit wants to fix today's flawed nurse call systems, and she proposed a modified emergency call system that would allow nurses to categorise the situation according to its urgency.
In the third of our four-part interview series, we have Rebecca Eriksson, the winner of Queen Silvia Nursing Award Sweden 2017. Recognising the lack of focus on oral care in the healthcare industry today, Rebecca wants people to pay more attention to this particular issue with her winning idea.
In the second of our four-part interview series, we have Katri Sajama, the winner of Queen Silvia Nursing Award Finland 2017. Find out how she used the power of imagination and empathy to come up with the winning idea "Friendly Doorkeeper".
In the first of our four-part interview series featuring our new scholars, we have Aldona Reczek-Chachulska, a second-year nursing student from Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Poland and the winner of Queen Silvia Nursing Award Poland 2017. Find out what inspired her to come up with the winning idea “Niezapominajka/Forget-me-not-box”.
On 26-29th July 2018, Swedish Care International will be at the 33rd International Conference of ADI in Chicago, United States, to learn about the latest advances in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care and management of dementia. Early bird registration and abstract submission are now open!
On 13th December 2017, women from different countries, different sectors and different industries gathered in Lausanne, Switzerland to lead the transformation in Alzheimer’s research and brain health. At the event, speakers from the Global Alliance on Women's Brain Health shared their progress in improving women's brain health.
At Lausanne IV, the speakers covered many topics, ranging from the progress and challenges in Alzheimer's public policy to research, treatment, management and prevention of dementia. The speakers also shared their recommendations and innovations to solve today's and future challenges.
From 1st December 2017, SCI offers professional visits to the new SilviaBo apartments -- an original housing project founded by Stiftelsen Silviahemment, BoKlok and IKEA and uniquely adapted to people living with dementia and their partners, at an affordable cost.
The Internet has changed the way we look for information these days. Today, we are more proactive in learning and seeking out information for ourselves. With health-related information now readily accessible at our fingertips, we can be better prepared when caring for ourselves or a loved one wherever and whenever we are.