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Visit the new SilviaBo™ apartments for people with dementia

From 1st December 2017, SCI offers professional visits to the new SilviaBo apartments -- an original housing project founded by Stiftelsen Silviahemment, BoKlok and IKEA and uniquely adapted to people living with dementia and their partners, at an affordable cost.

January 15th, 2018

10 facts on dementia (Infographic)

In our latest infographic, we present 10 facts on dementia, as provided by the World Health Organization. Download and share this simple infographic with someone you care about.

January 10th, 2018

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 five things to take note when supporting a loved one with dementia this Christmas.

December 20th, 2017

New Education partner: Epoch Assisted Living

We warmly welcome Epoch Elder Care as Dementia Forum’s newest Education Partner. With this partnership, we will work together to offer international standards of training to their Facility Managers and Nurses in order to maintain the highest levels of care to over 300 seniors in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Pune. Through this collaboration Epoch also remains […]

June 14th, 2017

H.M. Queen Silvia awards the Queen Silvia Nursing Award’s scholars at the Royal Palace in Stockholm

On the 19th of April, Queen Silvia Nursing Award was presented to Saga Wahltsröm, from Mälardalen University in Sweden, Michelle Ena, of Novia University of Applied Sciences in Finland, and Natalia Duszeńska, from Medical University of Warsaw in Poland.

The QSNA jury selected the swedish scholar of the year, Saga, with the following statement: “An application based […]

April 19th, 2017

SCI’s Apps featured on Swedish App Scene.

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 receives the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf

On the 6th of February, Wilhelmina Hoffman received the King’s medal from H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf for her outstanding work as head of 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

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February 9th, 2017

WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s is uniting women against Alzheimer’s disease. #WeWontWait

WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, a member of the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Network, is uniting women across the globe to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.

Their growing network of womenare impatient with the slow progress being made in the Alzheimer’s fight. Driven by their passion, they are committed to ending current “business-as-usual” approaches to funding, research and advocacy, bringing Alzheimer’s out of […]

October 11th, 2016

The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design | Royal College of Art dementia project

 

Faith Wray from The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design | Royal College of Art, is currently working on a dementia project, with the BSI group, who’s aim is to better the built environment for people living with dementia and with other neurological conditions. They are looking for feedback from people who are living or caring […]

October 6th, 2016

AARP Interviews H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on Improving the Quality of Life for Dementia Patients

AARP recently featured an interview with H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on improving the quality of life for people with dementia.

February 8th, 2016