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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Centre for Complex Conditions and Ageing (CC.AGE)

Novel technology and high quality care will improve lives for older persons living at home. Trond Mohn Foundation supports Centre for elderly and nursing home medicine to create a new Centre for Complex Conditions and Ageing (CC.AGE).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Activities and symptom changes in persons with dementia - the DIPH.DEM-study

New study will improve the lives of people with dementia. Are you interested in participating in our research?