Swedish Elderly and Dementia Care for Caregivers –
A Program for Course Leaders

swedish elderly and dementia care for caregivers

The Swedish Elderly and Dementia Care for Caregivers program prepares course leaders who are looking to provide courses in Swedish elderly and dementia care for caregivers, caregiving home care workers and family members. Course leaders will be provided with knowledge, materials and template for performing 1 to 2-day courses in elderly and dementia care essentials based on the best Swedish practices, research and education. The program will be tailored according to the specific needs of the course leaders.

Why this program?

  • Meet the growing demand for elderly and dementia care knowledge in today’s ageing society
  • Gain knowledge in one of world’s best elderly and dementia care practices
  • Prepare course leaders to share professional knowledge with other members of the organisation or in the local market
  • Join SCI’s international network of partners

Education provider

SCI LogoSwedish Care International is an internationally active Swedish operation that develops, packages and exports Swedish elderly and dementia care. We offer a wide range of training programs in Swedish best practices and knowledge in elderly and dementia care in close collaboration with some of the best education providers in Sweden – Stiftelsen Silviahemmet, Sophiahemmet University and Karolinska Institute.

Key information:

Target group: Trainers who will perform teaching tasks in elderly and dementia care for caregiving home care workers and family members
Maximum number of participants per group: 10
Duration: 3 days
Format: Online, e-learning courses with interactive online seminars (webinars) led by lecturers in real-time (there is also a possibility of organising face-to-face seminars)
Language: English


Topics covered:

  • Naturally ageing body
  • Age-related diseases
  • Symptoms of dementia
  • Dementia diseases
  • Communicating in dementia
  • Everyday challenges in dementia
  • Family support

Offer includes:

  • Easily accessible e-learning courses
  • Interactive online seminars (webinars) led by our lecturers in real time to gain deeper understanding of the topics through examples, discussions, case studies and practical teaching tasks with the support of lecturers
  • Material provided to the course leaders:
    – Course leader manual
    – Teaching material including case studies and workshop exercises
    – A template for 1 to 2-day courses for caregivers
    – Handout material
  • Access to the Dementia Forum E-learning Platform via a Learning Management System provided by SCI
  • Knowledge tests
  • Course leader diploma
  • Course certificates for participants
  • International partnership with SCI providing benchmarking and exchange of experience opportunities
  • Marketing opportunities on an international platform dementiaforum.org, SCI newsletters and other
  • Online support
  • Quality assessment
  • Yearly follow-up for course leaders
  • Licence and partnership of 3 to 5 years

Contact us

Please contact us at info@sci.se if you or your organisation is interested!

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