The festive season can be a particularly overwhelming period for both caregivers and people with dementia. Here are 5 things to take note when supporting a loved one with dementia this Christmas.
Throughout December, jury meetings to select our new QSNA scholars will be taking place in the four participating countries: Sweden, Finland, Poland and Germany.
In her new role, she hopes to ensure that collaborative, global action is taken to achieve the targets of the WHO’s global action plan on the public health response to dementia, and to support the global transformation of awareness for people living with dementia and their care partners everywhere.
Let’s talk about why researchers believe that from a third, up to one half, of all Alzheimer’s can be postponed, reduced or avoided.
Dementia affects everyone, including the minorities in our societies. We hope that through this simple infographic, we can bring some awareness about dementia -- and more importantly, assistance -- to everyone living with dementia and their caregivers.
Dementia from the eyes of a child. Young J, the son of our colleague, Sophie Lu-Axelsson, spent one week working at Swedish Care International and shares his learning about dementia. He also gave advice to his grandfather, who is currently caring for a loved one with dementia.
In this infographic, we look at how women are affected by dementia in various ways.
Of particular interest was Prof Miia Kivipelto's overview of the World Wide FINGERS network -- an interdisciplinary network to share experiences, harmonise data, and plan joint international initiatives for the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Dr. Monica Winge was invited as the main guest speaker and she represented SCI in introducing the Swedish model of elderly care to a highly varied audience.
To commemorate the achievements and growth of Queen Silvia Nursing Award over the years, we recently released our 5-year anniversary eBook! Inside this eBook, you will find the 18 best ideas that were submitted to us from all four countries between 2013 and 2018.