VIA Ageing and Dementia
Associate Professor PhD
Responsible for research in dementia
Danish Dementia Research Centre
Specialist Occupational Therapist in Gerontology and Director of the Education Department at the Danish Dementia Research Centre
“Kommunikationscentret”, a regional centre for training speech and language in Copenhagen.
Contact: Julie Ystroem:
Tel: +45 45 11 47 11
Translation of the CST manual
The Danish version of the CST manual: Making a Difference II has been published - Johannesen, A., Spector, A. Gregersen, R. (2019). "Kognitiv Stimulationsterapi (CST): Et evidensbaseret gruppe program til mennesker med demens". VIA University College.
CST research Projects
A pilot study adapting and validating the International CST intervention program into a Danish context is planned to run from 2019 until 2020. Pilot tests are planned to take place in several Danish municipalities 2018.
Annette Johannesen and a speech and language therapist, Anita Munch Reul, ran a CST group programme primo 2017 in order to test the effects on cognitive and verbal outcomes. The results were presented at the annual Danish Dementia Conference.
See International CST Training for upcoming dates and trainer information.