Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS)

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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.
The year 2022 was a full of events and happenings, and a year of contrast. Here we have collected the most important events from the past year
Emergency evacuation of buildings requires fast and effective decision making to be successful, while an adequate number of exits can help mitigate safety risks because smoke and crowded exit routes reduce pedestrian moving speed and may create panic and confusion. For nursing home patients, there might be an even increased risk caused by reduced mobility and need for wheelchairs and walkers, and... Read more
2021 - ANOTHER YEAR MARKED BY THE PANDEMIC. The restrictions, which were intended to protect the elderly, also affected the health and lives of both the elderly and their relatives. Read about our research results in the annual report.
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
Professor Bettina Husebø at SEFAS is one of several editors in a new journal aiming to promote research on pain among people with dementia.
Each year, Verenso, the Dutch association of elderly care physicians, awards an elderly care physician (in training) for a recently published article: the ‘Jan Stoop Price’. This year, Paulien van Dam won this prize for her article ‘Quality of life and pain medication use in persons with advanced dementia living in long-term care facilities’.
In our annual report we write about ongoing and future research related to the Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS).
I årsmeldingen presenterer SEFAS siste nytt fra all pågående forskning de er involvert i.
The government launched six promises for better womens's health on the international women's day 8 March 2019, which promises equally good health care regardless of gender.
Regjeringen lanserte på kvinnedagen i 2019 seks løfter for bedre kvinnehelse. Løftene fokuserer på lik tilgang til helsetjenester uavhengig av kjønn.
15. oktober ble det arrangert PhD seminar ved SEFAS, med gjester fra Tohoku University i Japan og Leiden University i Nederland.
The Faculty of Medicine organized an international conference on brain diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's at the University of Bergen's Brussels Office.
Samuel Massie and grandfather Arne Ulvolden from the TV2 series "Samuel and grandfather" become co-researchers in the BetterAge research project, led by University of Bergen professor Bettina Husebø.
Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Psychology have been in Japan to expand and intensify UiB's focus on Asian research collaboration.
LIVE@Home.Path - a new, innovative and multi-disciplinary study, focusing on home-dwelling persons with dementia.
Our highlights from research, international collaboration and dissemination.
SEFAS' PhD student at a six months exchange as Postgraduate Fellow at Yale School of Medicine, Geriatrics.