Center for dementia Sarajevo
Osman Kučuk ; Sarajevo; BiH. He is an architect and parallel master of psychology. The first and the current director of Center for dementia Sarajevo, already 8 years. The member of academic group Danubian network for education and care. He had published textbook for: students of nurses schools, caregivers, persons with dementia and their families. The name of textbook is "Dementia - what is next". It is the first and only textbook in the Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian and Monte Negro language. Author of many guidelines for dementia care. He is author of scientific research on topic "Dementia as epidemic of modern Bosnian society" where proves influence of various factors on number of affected people with dementia as : social conditions, education level, stress(war and after war), bad quality of nutrition. He is author of rehabilitation program which has an excellent results in improving of condition affected person with dementia. It is interprofessional work in the person's centred care. He lead the educational program for informal dementia carers. Author and implementator of many projects for dementia prevention in BiH. He lead process of making the Bosnian dementia strategy as the president of working group. He was the president of organizing committee the first symposium on dementia in BiH with international character. Now is president of organizing committee for high level meeting for countries of Western balkan “Dementia in region of Western balkan and adoption of national dementia strategies" Lecturer in many international dementia conferences. He research the influence of various factors in build the better surroundings in link with home care for persons with dementia.
Research interest: prevention of dementia, dementia care, causes of dementia, clinical trials for dementia, better home condition for better dementia care