Since June 2012, the Jo Visser foundation (previously Vereniging Het Zonnehuis) and Leyden Academy work together closely. In this collaboration, Danielle Swart is responsible for projects concerning education for (future) health professionals, improving the negative perceptions of the elderly and transfering scientific knowledge to the elder care.
Danielle has worked for the Jo Visser foundation since May 2003: an independent, non-profit organisation that supports innovative projects and applied scientific research regarding the elderly. With her communications background and fundraising expertise, Danielle is the key contact person for member organisations and networking relationships, and responsible for project management, communication strategy, office management and business support.
Furthermore, Danielle is involved with various charities including foundation Wiesje and De Zonnebloem.
Innovation of healthcare education, perception of the elderly, frail elderly, dignified healthcare, role models, intergenerational contact