Stiftelsen Silviahemmet’s Stora inspirationsdag

Stiftelsen Silviahemmet’s Stora inspirationsdag

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

March 22nd, 2017|
Queen Silvia Nursing Award ceremony to be held in Stockholm, Sweden

Queen Silvia Nursing Award ceremony to be held in Stockholm, Sweden

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.

March 13th, 2017|
Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholar Michelle Ena honored during ceremony in Finland

Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholar Michelle Ena honored during ceremony in Finland

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

March 13th, 2017|
Dementia Forum X invitations to be mailed

Dementia Forum X invitations to be mailed

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

March 2nd, 2017|
Natalia Duszeńska is the first Queen Silvia Nursing Award Scholar in Poland

Natalia Duszeńska is the first Queen Silvia Nursing Award Scholar in Poland

 

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

March 1st, 2017|
SCI featured on Swedish App Scene’s website

SCI featured on Swedish App Scene’s website

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.

February 17th, 2017|
Wilhelmina Hoffman is awarded the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Wilhelmina Hoffman is awarded the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

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

February 9th, 2017|
SCI collaborates on “Care for Carers” with international Erasmus partners

SCI collaborates on “Care for Carers” with international Erasmus partners

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

January 2nd, 2017|
The Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholars of 2016 are now announced

The Queen Silvia Nursing Award scholars of 2016 are now announced

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.

December 23rd, 2016|
Folkhalsan collaborates with SCI to test MemoryBox!

Folkhalsan collaborates with SCI to test MemoryBox!

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

October 31st, 2016|