Laurens Care Centers, Rotterdam, UMCG Groningen, the Netherlands
Betty Birkenhäger is a Dutch elderly care physician (registered in 2010) and is project leader of More at Home with Dementia, a research project aimed at training caregivers who live with a person with dementia. With respect of this project she collaborates with the Leiden University Medical Center and the University Medical Center Groningen. Further she works in a nursing home of a large healthcare organization in Rotterdam. Besides patient-related tasks she is also active in augmenting care for residents with behavioral and psychological problems of dementia (BPSD) by means of an expert team accessible for consultation for the entire organization.