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Felleshuset, Nordic Embassies in Berlin September 10, 2014

Moderator: Marianne Olsson, President of the “European Health Management Association”

09:00 Reception and registration

09:30 Welcome notes

  • H.E. Staffan Carlsson, Ambassador at the Swedish Embassy in Berlin
  • Anna Nordström, Trade Commissioner to Germany and Area Manager
  • Brigitte Döcker, Board Director of AWO Federal Association

10:00 Challenges, solutions and responsibilities for planning of elderly care

  • In Sweden – Eva Nilsson Bågenholm, National Coordinator for Elderly Care, Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
  • In Germany – Karl-Josef Laumann, State Secretary and Federal Government Commissioner for Patient Matters and Assignee for Long-term Care, German Federal Ministry of Health

10:30 Coffee break

10:45 Key notes on quality of life with dementia

  • Marianne Olsson, Marianne Olsson, President of the European Health Management Association
  • Elena Maevskaya, Dementia Service Center for people with immigration history Northrine-Westphalia, AWO
  • Wilhelmina Hoffman, Managing Director Silviahemmet and Swedish Dementia Centre
  • Katja Dierich, Managing Director, Quality Association Network at Higher Age Pankow e.V.
  • Dianne Gove, Information Officer, Alzheimer Europe (AE)
  • Gordon Garz, Head of Department for Emergency Calls, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Round table discussions on quality of life with dementia

  • At home, moderated by Marianne Olsson, European Health Management Association and with introductory remarks by Helga Rohra, President EU – Working Group of People with Dementia, AE
  • At nursing homes, moderated by Benjamin Eberle, AWO and with introductory remarkds by Bettina Vootz, Manager of nursing homes department at AWOcura Duisburg

14:30 Coffee break

15:00 Study visits to AWO day-care Sommergarten and the care support center Berlin-Mitte

17:00 End