Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS)

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Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) is part of Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care at Faculty of Medicine.

Head of centre is Professor Bettina Husebø.

SEFAS is frequently publishing the latest results from our research and commenting in different media. 

SEFAS is established in cooperation with GC Rieber Funds, and focuses on research, education and implementation, - based on national and international cooperation.

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Bettina Husebø

Professor Bettina Husebø will investigate how technology can be used to predict death

With economic support from the European Research Council (ERC), professor Bettina Husebø at UiB will investigate how assistive technology can be used to recognize symptoms among people with dementia who are near the end of life.

Rom med ulike lys

Can artificial darkness alleviate agitation in people with dementia?

Artificial intelligence and artificial darkness to alleviate behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. The DARK.DEM trial.

Fitbit Sense, Oura Ring, and Empatica E4

Measuring the advantages of an active life

The project “ActiveAgeing” will rely on smart technologies and interviews to find out how we can have a better and safer ageing. The project started with a first data collection in Winter 2021 and will begin the second one in Autumn 2022.

Lancet Commission

Lancet Commission on the Value of Death

The story of dying in the 21st century is a story of paradox. Bettina Husebø participate in the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death

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Scientific publications

Scientific publications by researchers at Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine.