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BPA Quality Award 2015

St. Anna-stift Kroge was awarded with the BPA Quality Award 2015 for implementing the Silviahemmet care Philosophy.

December 22nd, 2015

Forum For Elderly Care Releases Memory Box! Application

Memory Box! is now released as a communication tool for caregivers, family and friends of people living with dementia. The application contains visual, written and musical inspiration from the 20th century. Memory Box! is launched as a memory aid that supports social interaction.

The essence of the functionality of Memory Box! is to deliver conversation inspiration […]

December 21st, 2015

Spread a little cheer

We have launched a campaign to spread a little cheer amongst caregivers all over the world. Join us and share the Christmas joy by thanking a caregiver you know. It could be a friend, a relative or even a neighbour. Let them know how much their care means for you, for our community and our society.

December 9th, 2015

University student creates Alzheimer’s Memory Challenge

The Alzheimer’s Memory Challenge promotes a different type of fundraising challenge – an educational & mental challenge.

October 27th, 2015

World Alzheimer’s Day

On the evening of the 21st of September the International Alzheimer day is held at Konserthuset in Stockholm.

Researchers from Sweden’s leading institutions are represented along with artists whom have had some close experiences from Alzheimer’s Disease. During the evening the researchers will discuss the most recent findings and important developments within  dementia, there will be performances as […]

September 14th, 2015

New report on Alzheimer’s disease reveals global cost of dementia set to reach US $1 trillion by 2018

New research done by Alzheimer Disease International concludes that the global reach of dementia is bigger than previously estimated. The annual global cost of dementia is now estimated to be US $818 billion, a 35% increase from 2010 and is expected to reach US $1 trillion by 2018. This estimate represents 1.09% of the global […]

September 1st, 2015

Queen Silvia of Sweden presents diplomas to the first Silvia Doctors

Since 1996, the Silviahemmet Foundation has provided further training in dementia care for nurses and assistant nurses, with 550 Silvia Sisters and 170 Silvia Nurses having been trained to date. On Monday 18 May, The Queen presented diplomas to the first Silvia Doctors during a degree ceremony held at Drottningholm Palace Theatre.

The doctors have all […]

June 9th, 2015

Dementia Forum launched

We are happy to announce the launch of Dementia Forum, a global platform for all people involved in dementia care. We aim to raise awareness, spread knowledge and involve people in finding the best solutions in dementia care.

May 11th, 2015