Stiftelsen Silviahemmet: A Palliative Approach to Dementia Care

Stiftelsen Silviahemmet is a non-profit foundation that strives to improve the lives of persons affected by dementia and their families. Directing a day care center and providing education in dementia care, Silviahemmet focuses on person-centered care, symptom control, family support, teamwork, communication and relations.

Lotta Roupe, an assistant nurse, Silvia Sister, and manager of the day care center of Silviahemmet, discusses the history of the foundation, as well as its palliative care philosophy.


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