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.
Queensilvianursingaward.com is now live! On our new website, we gather the latest news and information about Queen Silvia Nursing Award from all countries! In the coming period, we will also launch new exciting projects to further increase the collaboration between the countries where the scholarship is currently active.
Registered nurses from all over the world can now apply for the International Silvia Nursing Programme in Dementia Care. For the very first time, this 1-year, online post-graduate specialist nursing programme will be held in English and made available internationally!
Swedish Care International is proud to announce its participation in Week of Health and INNovation (WHINN) 2017 in Denmark and WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) Forum in Switzerland, in October! In addition, Dr Karin Lind-Mörnesten, CEO of Swedish Care International, will also be participating as a keynote speaker in WHINN 2017.
Care for Carers is an international project, aiming to support informal caregivers who provide care in the early, moderate and severe stages of dementia by offering flexible learning that suits their availability, individual learning needs and styles. This project brings together 6 European Partners with specific expertise in training of carers or provision of care within the dementia care arena.
Swedish Care International is proud to launch this year’s Queen Silvia Nursing Award in Sweden and Germany on 1st September 2017 and in Finland on 15th September 2017. Nursing students in Sweden, Germany and Finland can now start to send in their ideas to improve elderly care. Applications for Queen Silvia Nursing Award in Finland and Poland will open on the 15th of September and mid-October respectively.
Under september månad arrangerar Alzheimerfonden flera evenemang för att uppmärksamma Internationella Alzheimermånaden
Alzheimerfonden uppmärksammar i år alzheimermånaden med flera evenemang: Alzheimerloppet som går av stapeln på Djurgården den 9 september, Alzheimerdagen som i år hålls på Aula Medica, KI den 21 September samt konserten Memories i Eric Ericsonhallen som arrangeras till förmån för Alzheimerfonden den 25 September.
Interested in advancing your nursing career? From 2018, one of the worlds’ best specialist nursing education in dementia care will be available online in English for nurses around the world. This post-graduate program offered by Sophiahemmet University and Silviahemmet Foundation in Sweden. Silvia Nurse program is designed for registered nurses who wish to deepen their