We are excited and inspired to be a part of Stiftelsen Silviahemmet’s Stora inspirationsdag (Big Inspiration Day). Thank you everyone for making today, the 22nd of March, an exciting and educative day. We have covered topics about environment and space through an elderly perspective, musical meaning and how it can be used in dementia, sexuality
Queen Silvia Nursing Award, a scholarship for nursing students, was established in Sweden in 2013 as a gift to Her Majesty Queen Silvia. The award has since been granted yearly to nursing students that create exceptional ideas focusing on the betterment of elderly care. The next Queen Silvia Nursing Award ceremony will be held on the 19th of April, 2017 in order to celebrate this year's Swedish winner at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
We would like to congratulate Michelle Ena for being honored together with her school, Novia University of Applied Science as the third Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholar in Helsinki, Finland on the 13th of March, 2017 at the Embassy of Sweden in Helsinki. Paula Risikko, Minister of the Interior, was also present to honor Miss Ena and
We are excited to announce that today we will begin sending out invitations to Dementia Forum X 2017.
Dementia Forum X is a biannual meeting that will take place again on the 18th of May 2017 at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The purpose of each consecutive meeting is to follow up on the conclusions from
Photo Credits: Medicover and PAP/Jacek Turczyk
Today is a special day for Dementia leaders and those looking to make a difference across the world. We would like to congratulate Natalia Duszeńska for recieving Queen Silvia Nursing Award in Warsaw, Poland on the 1st of March, 2017. Her Majesty, Queen Silvia, was present to inaugurate the first QSNA
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.
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
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
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.
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