On 23rd December 2017, we announced the new scholars of Queen Silvia Nursing Award 2017! Out of over 1000 ideas, the ones from Rebecca Eriksson from Sweden, Katri Sajama from Finland, Aldona Reczek-Chachulska from Poland and Berit Ehmann from Germany came out on top.
Here are five key points to consider when you create interactive eLearning courses. These points are based on the extensive experience of Swedish Care International and our partner Swedish Dementia Centre. We hope that these tips will help you to develop your next eLearning course soon!
In our latest infographic, we present 10 facts on dementia, as provided by the World Health Organization. Download and share this simple infographic with someone you care about.
Last week, representatives of the vocational training and elderly care institutions from various countries visited Swedish Care International to learn more about the creation of interactive learning tools in dementia care for family and other caregivers. During our meeting, we shared how we can make eLearning courses more fun and engaging.
Relying on our expertise and experience in dementia care, Swedish Care International was honoured to be invited as the key speaker at the 5th International Conference of Alzheimer Care Houses Association (ACHA) of Lithuania, where we shared the best practices in elderly and dementia care today with more than 200 representatives in the dementia field.
On 28-29th September 2017, Africa hosted its 4th African Regional Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International in Nairobi, Kenya. The two-day event covered many topics, including the prevention and treatment of dementia. SCI is also proud to have supported an Alzheimer's association in Ghana at the conference.
After more than two months, application for Queen Silvia Nursing Award 2017 is now closed! This year, we received a total of 1014 ideas from 923 participants in all 4 countries! You can find a breakdown of the results here.
After a successful completion of The Silviahemmet Train the Trainer (TTT) Program in Dementia Care, Swedish Care International is proud to announce five new trainers from Medicover Senior who are now certified under the Silviahemmet care philosophy! We look forward to them sharing their newly-acquired dementia knowledge with more people across the world!
Dr Karin Lind-Mörnesten, CEO of SCI, was invited as a keynote speaker at WHINN 2017 on 11th October, and she shared how SCI is currently active in five key areas of elderly and dementia care. In our latest update, we summarised her speech and present to you the main talking points.
On 9th and 10th October 2017, Swedish Care International participated in the World Health Organization (WHO) Mental Health Gap Action Programme Forum 2017 (mhGAP Forum 2017) in Geneva, Switzerland. Among the different themes that were discussed, dementia was a key topic this year.