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Supporting a loved one with dementia this Christmas

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.

December 16th, 2018|

Selecting our new Queen Silvia Nursing Award 2018 scholars

Throughout December, jury meetings to select our new QSNA scholars will be taking place in the four participating countries: Sweden, Finland, Poland and Germany.

December 13th, 2018|

HM Queen Silvia of Sweden becomes Honorary Ambassador of ADI

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.

December 13th, 2018|

Sign up for the Global Alzheimer’s Webinar

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.

December 12th, 2018|

Dementia Matters to Everyone (Infographic)

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.

December 6th, 2018|

Long-distance dementia advice: from a grandson to his grandfather

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.

December 6th, 2018|

Dementia and Women’s Brain Health (Infographic)

In this infographic, we look at how women are affected by dementia in various ways.

November 23rd, 2018|

An evening on the future and opportunities within the health and technology sector

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.

November 23rd, 2018|

Everyday Leadership for Nursing Home Managers & Elderly Care Forum in Beijing

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.

November 21st, 2018|

Celebrating 5 years of the Queen Silvia Nursing Award (eBook)

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.

November 20th, 2018|