Age Care: the Swedish model

Age Care
20 delegates
March 2016
Twenty French executives and senior managers working in the aged care sector have learnt from the Swedish expertise.
The Swedish care system for seniors is recognized accross the world for being efficient, innovative and extremely qualitative.

During their participation in the study tour that took place in Stockholm (8 - 11 March 2016), twenty presidents and directors from France, all working in the age care sector, have discovered and learned from the Swedish expertise.

Following an introduction on the Swedish healthcare system by the Director of the representative Swedish Association of Local and Regional Authorities, the delegates visited several exemplary care facilities, both in the private and the public sectors. These visits have highlighted the variety of supporting devices offered according to the degree of patient autonomy.

To complete this program, the group visited the ''Valley of Robots'', Robotdalen, to learn about innovation and new assistance opportunities developed by medical robotics.

Finally, the last part of the trip was dedicated to the study of management methods for dementia, a sector wherein Sweden has acquired a great expertise. Thanks to the visits of the Silviahemmet Foundation, the Memory Clinic of the Karolinska Institute and the Swedish Dementia Centre, delegates have been able to measure the development in training, diagnosis and care in this area.
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