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Specialization in Dementia
and Interventions

With specialisation and interventions about dementia we suggest a new care model for Greece and Europe.

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Strokes and
Fractures Care

With the equipment, the
expertise and the well trained partners we cope with fractures and strokes.

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Cognitive Empowerment
and Assessment

With mental empowerment, assessment and activities we reinforce the place and time orientation.

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Dynamic Care
Model

The dynamic model we follow aims at the occupation and
the mobilization of our
residents.

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Our Instances

Our Partnerships

We cooperate with service groups and educational centers in Greece, Cyprus and other countries.

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Our Events

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The most important capital of Aktios is its personnel, namely everyone that makes our dreams for quality of care and life come true with love and professionalism. We respect those people; we take them into consideration and protect them. Our people receive salaries above the national collective agreements. Their labor rights are defended. They participate in training seminars and we encourage communication among our staff and continuous education. Since October 2014 our employees enjoy a group insurance health contract.

Here are some information about our executives and our consultants:

Dr. Costis ProuskasDr. Costis Prouskas is a Psychologist with a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Psychological Assessment in Organisations (Goldsmiths, London) and a doctorate (PhD) in Gerontology (King's College London). He has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aktios SA since 2007. He has worked for many years in Relax Palace Elderly Care Unit, in Maroussi, as a Psychologist. From 2002 to February 2007 he served as the Scientific Director of 2 Psychosocial Rehabilitation Units of the Non-for-profit Organization "KLIMAKA " in Corfu ( a Psychogeriatric Unit and a Severe Mental Retardation Unit) with full responsibility for staffing, organization and operation; and for one and a half year as Scientific Director of a Severe Mental Retardation Unit in Upper Alissos, Achaia. He has worked in several European projects such as EUROFAMCARE, AGEInc, ACME-Plus and COPE and has served as an expert for Older Women in the Program "PROGRESS for disadvantaged groups" of the Hellenic General Secretariat for Gender Equality. His research interests include ageing and dementia, family caring, training for families with dementia, the organisation and management of health and welfare units, assessment techniques and quantitative research methods. He is a founding member of the Non-Profit Organisation “50plus Hellas” and of the Athens Association of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders. He is the Special Secretary of the Hellenic Association of Geriatrics & Gerontology.
Trifonopoulos StathisTrifonopoulos Stathis holds a Bsc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle and a Msc in Psychology & Health from Stirling University in Scotland. He graduated from the four-year training program in Gestalt Psychotherapy at the Gestalt Foundation. Since 2000, he has extensive experience in working with people with dementia and also with carers in Care Homes and Day Centers. From 1999 to 2002, he worked as an administrative employee and a training psychologist in Relax Palace Elderly Care Unit in Maroussi. In 2003 he worked at the Dementia Day Center in Tillicoultry, Scotland, member of the Alzheimer's Scotland association. From February 2007 to February 2013 he worked as a psychologist at the Athens Alzheimer’s Association Day Center for dementia patients at Mets. He worked at Aktios Psychosocial Sector from November 2007 up to October 2009. From 2009 onwards, while he was still working with patients with dementia, he began working as a psychotherapist in the private Center for Psychotherapy & Expression En-Dia-Fero. In February 2013 he returned to Aktios as Head of the Psychosocial Sector and Assistant Director.
Artemis ProuskaArtemis Prouska studied Mathematics at the Aristotelian University of Thessalonica. She worked in Relax Palace Elderly Care Unit from 1995 to 2012 as Head Administration. In 2013 she undertook duties of Director at Art Palace Elderly Care Unit. From November 2014 she is the Deputy Director of Aktios. She speaks French and English.

Nursing sector

Mrs. Vaso AthanasiouMrs. Vaso Athanasiou Nurse and Health Visitor, is a graduate of the Nursing and Health Visitors School. She works as a Head Nurse at Aktios since November 2007, coming from the Unit that existed before Aktios, My Home, where she worked for 9 years. She has also worked in the Health Centre Palama at Karditsa’s Hospital, at Sismanoglio Hospital, at PIKPA (home for sick people) and the Neurological Clinic Liapopoulou. She is a certified first aid rescuer (emergency first aid at work). Since November 2014 she has been promoted to Aktios’ Director of Nursing Sector.
Mr. Anestis - Spyridon KaripidisMr. Anestis - Spyridon Karipidis is a nursing graduate as well as graduate from the School of Early Childhood Care. He has been working at Aktios as a Head Nurse since November 2007. Previously, he was employed at Relax Palace Elderly Care Unit in Marousi, the Athens Alzheimer Society Day-Care Centre, and the Klimaka NGO in Corfu, as a head nurse in a residential care unit for people with severe mental retardation. He participated in a three-month intense training program, supervised by the ministry of health, that involved theoretical and practical training in Denmark (care rehabilitation and hospitality for people with learning physical and learning disabilities) and also in Agios Dimitrios long-term care mental health centre in Thessaloniki, and the Psychiatric Hospital in Corfu. In January 2017 he participated as a consultant to the National Meeting for the validation of the "Professional Skills for the Nursing Care" under the program HealthCareEurope. Since November 2014 he has been promoted to Aktios’ Director of Nursing Sector.
Mrs Elissavet PettaMrs Elissavet Petta is a Nursing graduate. She worked as a nurse at the Elderly Care Unit “Relax Palace” (now Aktios Art Palace) in Marousi. From November 2007 up to March 2014 she worked as an assistant Head Nurse and and deputy Head Nurse at Aktios Elderly Care unit in Aghia Paraskevi. At the meantime she was an instructor at the ECVC (Elderly Care Vocational Certificate) in co-operation with the Chamber of Commerce of Piraeus and the Vocational Training Centre S.V.I.E. From April 2014 up to March 2015 she worked at the Rehabilitation Center "Philoctetes" as Deputy Head Nurse to intensive Care Unit as well as to the department of Rehabilitation. She has attended a series of seminars and participated in conferences. Mrs Elissavet Petta He holds a diploma in BLS / AED PROVIDER COURSE (January 2015). She returned to Aktios in March 2015 as a Head Nurse in our Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Dora KoliousiDora Koliousi graduated from the TEE as a second assistant nurse and received her training for six months in urological and surgical clinic of Evaggelismos Hospital. She has joined AKTIOS since 2008 and has been promoted to Head Nurse in 2015. She has attended several seminars and holds certification for CPR and the use of portable defibrillators and she is a certified first aid rescuer (emergency first aid at work).
Eleni EpitropakiEleni Epitropaki started working for Relax Palace E.C.U in 1988 and in 2007 she undertook duties of shift manager. At the same time she worked in Aktios E.C.U as responsible of afternoon shifts from 2008 to 2012. Mrs Epitropaki is a certified rescuer holding the “Emergency first aid at work” certification. She has been working in Aktios Art Palace as a Deputy Head Nurse since 01.02.2013.
Mrs Frosso VeraMrs Frosso Vera is a graduate of the Nursing Department of the University of Peloponnese and she has a MSc degree in "Health Care administration and Crisis Management" specialized in "Emergency Health Care". From 2011 up to 2014 she was assistant head nurse in the elderly care unit "Mystral Melathron" in Sparta. She holds certifications in informatics and she speaks English, German and Spanish. Additionally, she is certified in Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Trauma (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons) and in BLS / AED Provider Course (European Resuscitation Council). In 2010 voluntarily participated in the first-aid station "SPARTATHLON". Since 2015 Mrs Vera holds position Head Nurse in Elderly Care Unit Aktis Art Palace.
Mr Vassilis DrouliskosMr Vassilis Drouliskos is a nurse graduate from the Technological and Educational Institute of Athens and carried out the practice in the General Hospital of Attica. He has worked as a Shift Manager in Elderly Care Unit and as a volunteer nurse at the General Hospital of Nikaia. He holds certification in first aid. Since September 2015 holds the position of Head Nurse in the Elderly Care Unit Aktios and Aktios Alzheimer Unit in Agia Paraskevi.
Mrs Stratos KoutsostathisMrs Stratos Koutsostathis is a physiotherapy graduate specialized in kinesiology from a vocational institution. In 2011 he graduated as a nurse. He worked for 6 months as an Assistant Physiotherapist in Edipsos. He completed his Internship as assistant head nurse at Athens General Hospital and he is a certified rescuer as well as a certified first aid educator (first aid at work) from the Rescue Training International. Since July 2013 he worked as a nurse in the Aktios Elderly Care Unit and in March 2016 he was promoted as a Deputy Head Nurse in Aktios Art Palace in Maroussi.
Mrs Markella VerginiMrs Markella Vergini is a nurse graduate from the Technological and Educational institution of Athens and completed her internship at the General Hospital of Voula. She worked as assistant at a gastroenterology clinic, as a nurse at Iaso General Clinic and as a shift manager in Elderly Care Unit. Since December 2016 she works as assistant Head Nurse in Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari. She speaks English and French.
Mrs Ioanna KatsarouMrs Ioanna Katsarou is a graduate Nurse from the Technological and Educational Institute of Athens and completed her internship at the “Hippocrateion” Hospital of Athens. She has previously worked in Elderly Care Units.She has also worked in the Social Service of Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni at the homecare department. She has attended many seminars on the elderly and she holds a first aid certification. Since August 2016 Mrs Katsarou is a assistant Head Nurse at the Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Mrs Marianna HitouMrs Marianna Hitou is Graduate Nurse of the Technological and Educational Institute of Epirus in Ioannina (2012). She completed her internship at the General Hospital of Ioannina “C. Hatzikostas”, at the institute for the Promotion of Mental Health of Epirus (EPROPSYI) and at the Ioannina Rehabilitation Center. She also holds a First aid certification. In 2013 she worked in the homecare service under a public benefit program. Since August 2014 she is working as a nurse in the Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Agia Paraskevi. In November 2016 she is assistant Head Nurse in Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Mrs Christina BilimanaiMrs Christina Bilimanai is graduate Nurse of the Nursing Department, University of Athens and she completed her internship in Pathological Clinic at Attico hospital for six months. She holds a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, as well as First Aid certification. She also continues her further education by attending seminars. Since August 2015 is working as a nurse in Aktios and by August 2016 is assistant Head Nurse in Aktios Odigos Elderly Care Unit.
Mrs Anna RizahMrs Anna Rizah is a nursing graduate from the Institute of vocational training “AKMI” and completed her internships at the Hospital 'Sotiria' ', the Athens Medical Center and the Hospital “Metaxas”. She has attended many nursing conferences and workshops. She worked at “Aktios” Elderly Care Units since January 2008. In March 2015 she was promoted as Shift Manager at “Aktios” Elderly Care units in Aghia Paraskevi and she actually is Assistant Head Nurse in Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Ioannis GeorgiouIoannis Georgiou has studied at chef school Le Monde and has worked for two years in the company LOUIS CRETA PRINCESS at Chania. From 1998 to 01.02.2013 worked in Relax Palace. He works in Art Palace since 01.02.2013.
Mr Megaloudis SpyrosMr Megaloudis Spyros is a chef graduate of the School of Tourism in Heraklion, Crete. During his military service he served as a cook in the officers club. Since 1992 he works as a cook at the Grecotel hotels on Crete and Corfu. In Athens he has worked as a chef in various companies and specializes in traditional Greek cuisine. From August 2016 works as a Chef in Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.

Psychosocial sector

Mr. Anthonis SpanosMr. Anthonis Spanos is a psychologist. He holds a degree in Paedagogics and Philosophy and a degree in Psychology from the University of Athens. He has been trained in psychotherapy at Athens Synthesis Centre and the Greek Society for Research and Behaviour. He participated in Psychargos psychiatric reform, initially working as a psychologist in a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Unit in the area of Korydallos. From 2010 he worked as a supervisor in an information and support line and also in a support center for people with major psychiatric disorders. In 2012 he became a scientific director at the non-for-profit organization Anima. Since 2012 he has been working with the company Hellaseap, as a crisis management consultant and also as partner of the psychology center, offering lectures and seminars. He operates a private office in Elefsina and Nikea. In September 2013 he became a full time psychologist at Aktios Elderly Care Units.
Mr. Petros ZafirakisMr. Petros Zafirakis is a Social Worker, graduate of the Department of Sciences of Social Work of Technological Educational University of Patras. He has worked as a Social Worker at the Social Shelter for Homeless of Karea, as well as a member of the Psychosocial Care of EL.DY.K during the period of military service. He was trained at the Judicial Korydallos prison. He has been working at Aktios Elderly Care Units, as a Social Worker, since May 2012 and since 2015 he is the coordinator at the Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari and Marousi.
Mrs Lina NikolaidouMrs Lina Nikolaidou is a psychology graduate from the University of Crete in Rethymno. She attended a 3-month training under the "Psychargo" programm that included theoretical training and training in Denmark for the care, rehabilitation and accommodation for people with learning, physical and mental disabilities, as well as internships in KE.PE.P " Agios Dimitrios "and the Psychiatric Hospital of Corfu. She worked as a trainer for the staff of the Psychiatric Hospital of Corfu in cooperation with the Research Department of the University Institute of Mental Health (E.P.I.PS.Y). She also worked in 2 Psychosocial Rehabilitation Units of the Non-profit Organization "KLIMAKA" in Corfu (psycho-geriatric and Severe Mental Retardation unit) and the Social Care Centre for Persons with Mental Retardation " I stegi tis E.G.N.Y.A". She is trainer of the “school for parents” under the Youth Foundation and Lifelong Education Ministry Learning in co-operation with the Gordon Training International and Gordon Hellas for conducting seminars on "Training the Effective Parent" and "The Education of Effective Teacher" by Thomas Gordon. Ms Nikolaidou is a certified coordinator of the Parenting Schools for the emotional education organised by Dr Maria Chourdaki. She is a graduate student of the Master's program "Health Unit Management". Since 2006 she works in private at her psychologist's office and in 2014 she created with the dramatherapist Mania Siriopoulos a specialized Space for Creative Learning and Therapy for teenagers, children and adults in Lavrion Attica. Since April 2015 she works as a psychologist in Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Mr Charalampos PapadopoulosMr Charalampos Papadopoulos graduated from the Psychology Department of the University of Crete and completed the 3-year Master of "Clinical Neuropsychology" organized by the Medical School of the University of Athens in collaboration with the Health Science Center - University of Texas. During his studies he was awarded a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation. He studied for a year at the Universite Lumiere (Lyon II) in Lyon, France at the Psychology Department as an «Erasmus» international student. He worked as a psychologist at the SOS Children's Villages in Alexandroupolis, at a private center for learning rehabilitation for children with neurodevelopmental and other disorders and at the Day Centre "ANODOS" which is a unit for adults with psychiatric disorders in Athens. Mr Papadopoulos worked as a research associate for the standardisation of neuropsychological tests in the Greek population (WPPSI, Raven) and since 2013 collaborates with the University of Athens in the epidemiological study for dementia in Greece. He has voluntarily offered his services as a psychologist in the special clinic of Mental and Extrapyramidal Disorders - Parkinson of Aiginiteio Hospital. His clinical and research interest focuses, beyond the neuropsychological assessment and intervention to patients with dementia, to emotional facial expression and has presentations at conferences in Greece and abroad as well as publications in international journals. He speaks English, French and Italian. Since April 2015 mr Papadopoulos works as a psychologist at the Aktios Elderly Care Units.
Mrs Irene StamatelliMrs Irene Stamatelli graduated as a social worker from the Technological and Educational Institute of Athens and she is specialized in Counseling at the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education. She worked as a Social Worker in the social association "Eu zein" in Egaleo for the psychosocial support for patients with mental disorders. She also worked at the City of Athens in department of Social Welfare and Health and at the City of Kallithea to the Education Department. She has attended several seminars and conferences related to Social Work and has presented in a day-conference organised by the city of Athens the issue “Domestic Violence and the women’s European Lobby”. From July 2015 she works at the Aktios Elderly Care Units in Aghia Paraskevi as a Social Worker.
Mr Andreas AlaverasMr Andreas Alaveras holds a BSc in Psychology by the University of Hertfordshire and an MSc in Clinical and Community Psychology by the University of East London. His master's degree dissertation was on Diabetes Mellitus type 2 and was presented on a recent medical conference. Ιn 2015-2016 he was a volunteer psychologist at the Liaison Psychiatry department of 401 Military Hospital and in 2013-2014 at the Psychiatry department of the Greek Red Cross Hospital "Korgialenio-Benakio". He has also volunteered in Peristeri municipality's actions as well as in cooperation with the Voluntary Non-Profit Organization "Kivotos". He is currently being trained as a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist. He works as a psychologist at Aktios Elderly Care Units in Marousi and Vari since December 2016.
Artemis MylonaMrs Artemis Mylona is a psychology graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She completed her internship in a Special Needs Education Center in Thessaloniki, which functions as a Training Center for People with Mental Disabilities. She has volunteered in a Unicef organization for the protection and support of refugee children and families, by offering psychological support to women. She has, also, worked as a psychologist in a Elderly Care Unit. She has attended several seminars and workshops and has participated in an educational program for elderly care, of Hellenic Red Cross. From July 2017 she works at the Aktios Elderly Care Units in Aghia Paraskevi as a Psychologist.
Mr Paschalis KaragkivroudisMr Paschalis Karagkivroudis is a Physiotherapist Graduate of the Technological Education Institute of Lamia and was trained in the National Institution for the Rehabilitation of Handicapped. In 2008 he worked in the Rehabilitation Centre “Attiki Iatriki”( P.M.R.), where he specialized in orthopedic and neurological incidents. From 2009 to 2012 he collaborated with Peristeri’s Gymnastics Club in the Swimming section. Since December 2012 he has been an associate in “Art Palace” Elderly Care Unit in Marousi and in May 2014 he joined Aktios as a Physiotherapist. Since January 2017 he is the coordinator of Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Marousi.
Mr Sotiris FotopoulosMr Sotiris Fotopoulos graduated from the Physiotherapy department of Technological and Educational institution of Lamia, is a certified therapist of the Mulligan concept (Certified Mulligan Practitioner) for the treatment of the musculoskeletal system and expert therapist (Otago Exercise Programme Leader) for preventing falls to older people. He did his internship in the General Hospital KAT working with a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological patients in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In 2011 he worked in several football teams in Ilioupoli and in 2012 worked as a professor at Institute of vocational training in Vari. In 2013 he worked at the Elderly home in Kifisia, while in the same year is a research associate IKEA sleep ergonomics.
Nikos CharalambousNikos Charalambous is physiotherapist, holder of Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret University at Edinburgh Scotland. He received his training in Athens Medical Center in 2012-2013 working mainly with incidents of respiratory problems, musculoskeletal problems and incidents of sports injuries. At that same year, he also received his training in "FILOKTITIS" therapy and rehabilitation center, specialized in neurological incidents. The academic year 2013-2014 was a trainee physiotherapist in Aktios Elderly Care Units, gaining considerable experience and knowledge by working with patients with dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases. From November 2014 he belongs to the team of Aktios Elderly Care Units as Physiotherapist.
Mr. Alexios KotsorisMr. Alexios Kotsoris studied acting at drama school "RAMPA", as well as acting and directing at the "Theatre of Changes", where he performed master class with Andrea Manolikakis and Michael Devine. Some of the theatre performances he participated are "Tha perasei…", "An Zousa Tora", "Oi Neosylektoi", "Isovia Ksanthia", "Blanching", "Hamlet sto skotadi". Furthermore, he participated in the movies "Horis Synora" and "Nisos 2" and in TV series "Gorgones". Moreover, he has appeared in TV advertisements for "Special Olympics Athens 2011", "Carrefour", "National Bank of Greece", "Pummaro", "OPAP - Joker", "Make a Wish", "LGhere4U", and for the "European Parliament". In addition, he directed various plays like "Tyheros" and "San Brohi" and has founded the "TENTH", 10th contemporary art theatre. He has been organising and coordinating Aktios’ Theatre and Movement Group for people suffering from dementia since June 2011.

Scientific committee

Dr. Michael DavidsonDr. Michael Davidson is a professor at Tel Aviv University with a secondary appointment at the Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City. Dr. Davidson is a major contributor to Alzheimer's disease research, and has published more than 250 papers in the international scientific literature. Since 1999 he has been the CEO of the Alzheimer's disease Center, an internationally-renowned 150-bed upscale facility (http://www.alzheimer.org.il). He is member of the scientific committee of Aktios since April 2010 and he is also a member of the Aktios Board since December 2010.
Shlomo Noy, MD, PhDShlomo Noy, MD, PhD Professor of psychiatry and epidemiology at the Tel Aviv University and international opinion leader in the fields of old age rehabilitation, dementia and health care management. He is the CEO of the Sheba Rehabilitation Hospital (1.000 employees, 700 beds) and VP for R&D, Sheba Medical Center (7.000 employees). Professor Noy is Vice-Chairman of a 250-bed nursing home dedicated to the treatment of frail and demented elderly (www.giladcenter.co.il) and psychogeriatrics consultant of a 700-bed nursing home network with day centers (www.keshetaguda.org.il). Professor Noy is Dean of Ono Health Professional Faculty (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and communication disorders). He is member of the scientific committee of Aktios since April 2010 and he is also a member of the Aktios Board since December 2010.
Prof. Dr. Kimon Volikas MD, PhDProf. Dr. Kimon Volikas MD, PhD is Professor of Geriatrics at St George's University of London in the University of Nicosia Medical School. He graduated from the Medical School of Athens and he received his PhD. He specialized as a Pathologist and trained in Geriatrics and Gerontology at the University G. D 'Annunzio University of Chieti Italy. He was Director of the Medical Department of Military General Hospital 251. He is also founder and Scientific Director of External Geriatric Clinic of the same Hospital during the years 1996-2012. He has been President of the Greek Gerontology and Geriatrics Society and for many years member of the board as a representative of our country in the European Society and the International Society of Gerontology with clinical, teaching, writing and research work. Since January 2015 he is a member of the Scientific Committee of Aktios Elderly Care Units and since March 2015 he is Scientific Director of the Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Marina PolukarpouMarina Polukarpou is Psychologist – Gerontologist with post graduates and Master degrees in America and England. She is the General Director of Materia Group in Cyprus. She is member of the British Gerontology Association and the American Psychological Association. She has published papers in scientific magazines and has participated in internationals Gerontologist’s conferences. She has worked in public and private care programs in Cyprus and abroad the last 15 years. She has participated in the board of directors of the non-profit organization Gerontology Research Centre and the Foundation of Youth’s Employment and Training. She is member of Aktios’ Scientific Committee since 2007.
Dr Philippos PapanikolaouDr Philippos Papanikolaou was born in Ioannina in 1969. He studied at the Medical School of Craiova Romania, where he graduated with a very well degree in 1993. He served as an officer in the clinic of Cardiology 401 GSNA under the direction of Mr. Aristogeiton Charalampaki. After the mandatory rural service (Ormylia Halkidiki), he began his training in Internal Pathology, initially at GNN of Halkidiki under the direction of Mr. Edward Hammam, then in the Oncology department and 5th Clinic of Evaggelismos hospital under the direction of Mr. Costas Alexopoulos and Emmanuel Validaki until December 2003. He received the title of Special Pathologist in February 2004 and joined the permanent medical staff of DTHKA YGEIA at home care section (address Mr. Elias Papazisi), Associate Pathologist of the Hematologist - Oncologist Ms. Vassilakis Maria and Responsible of the department of Preventive Medicine. From August 2009 until now he performs the duties of Tutor A’ at the polyclinic in the Olympic Village (direction of Vasileiou Tsoutsou). He is a certified controller Doping E.S.K.A.N from 2003 until today. Alongside he holds a private medical office in Maroussi and he was in charge of medical care in RELAX PALACE Elderly Care Unit under the direction of Ms Georgia Prouska. From September 2010 until 01/09/2012 he offered his services and was involved in the medical team of the Model Elderly Care Unit "AKTIOS" in Agia Paraskevi under the scientific responsibility of the Neurologist Dr. Paraskevi Sakka and the direction of the Psychologist - Gerontology Dr. Konstantinou Prouska. From 01.02.2013 until today he is responsible of th Medical Care in Art Palace Elderly Care Unit.
Dr Vasileios LyrasDr Vasileios Lyras graduated from the University of Milan (faculty of Medicine and Surgery) and specialized in Neurology. From June till September of 2003 he fulfilled his three month of mandatory training as a doctor at a non-urban location at “Molaoi Health Center”. General hospital, and continued working in a management position at Monemvasia’s peripheral Medical office. From January to July of 2005, he had a six month specialty training in pathology at “ΚΥ Μολάων “general hospital and after that another six months of specialty training in Psychiatrics at the psychiatric department of “Konstantopoulio” general hospital “Aghia Olga”. From August 2006 to October 2007 he was working at the night shifts of the psychiatric clinic «Galini», while form November 2007 to August 2011 he specialized in neurology at the Greek Red Cross’s hospital “Korgialenio-Benakio”. Since October of 2012 he maintains a neurologist’s position at the memory and senility office of the Athens Association of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. At the same time he is cooperating with the private multi-specialty clinic «ΕΥΙΑΤΟΝ» for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of neurological incidents. Dr. Lyras from July 2013 is a member of the Medical Group and the Scientific Committee of the Aktios Elderly Care Units being responsible for the neurological evaluation and monitoring of the three-unit residents and maintains his private clinic at Ilisia, Athens.
Dr Thomas ManosDr Thomas Manos is a Pathologist graduate from the Medical School of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, medical director at the NBG staff Health Fund and is specialized in Internal Medicine at 251 Aviation General Hospital. He has an extensive clinical research and he has 10 years of experience at long-term units. Since March 2015 he works as a Pathologist in Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Dr Koupidis SotiriosDr Koupidis Sotirios graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine (2000) and the National School of Public Health (MSc in Health Management, 2005). He completed his PhD at the University of Athens School of Medicine in 2011 and received a grade at the rank of “Excellent”. He is Occupational Doctor and his interventions are targeted to maintain Health and Safety in the workplaces. As part of his training he attended a three months specialty training in Occupational Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical School, Department in Epidemiology Center of Occupational and Environmental Health & Mount Sinai Hospital – Selikoff Occupational Medicine Clinic, New York. He was the administrative coordinator of the Administration Task force of the Ministry of Health for the first nation-wide epidemiological surveys for mental disorders in adults. He also worked as a consultant in a WHO Program that supported Health Reforms in the Greek National Health System. Dr Koupidis also has significant teaching experience on subjects such as Human Resources Management, Intercultural Management, Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Services Organization and Management and Healthcare Systems. Mr Sotirios Koupidis was a member of the Scientific and Technical Support Secretariat of the Independent Committee of Special Experts for the Healthcare System (Task Force for Health), with an aim to prepare the final report for the structural changes of the Greek Healthcare System. He has accomplished 14 publications in official journals with a significant Impact Factor, 78 free papers in conferences and 28 attendances in round tables. He has received three awards for most important administrative work, on issues concerning the improvement of functioning of mental health services. Moreover, he has received an honorary scholarship for excellence during his studies at the Department of Healthcare Institution Administration at the Kalamata Technological Educational Institute. Dr. Koupidis works as Occupational Doctor in Aktios since 2015.

Administation and accounting office

Mrs. Koutsouri VoulaMrs. Koutsouri Voula is the head of the Accounting Department of Aktios. She is a graduate of the School of Public Administration of Panteion University. Since 1984, she has held several accounting positions in both industry and the service sectors. From 2005 she works in book keeping (class C books), supervising financial services, and consultating on tax related issues, labor insurance, and affairs of law 2190 companies.
Mr. Dimitris GarbisMr. Dimitris Garbis studied Business Administration in “XINI” Greek College Group. He has attended seminars in management, marketing and public relations. He has worked as a manager at McDonalds Corporation for seven years. He served as Store Manager and Retail Coordinator of open24-Eurobank international banking group. Since November 2007 he is working in Aktios Elderly Care Unit as personnel manager and of building infrastructure.
Mr Fragkiskos ManolikasMr Fragkiskos Manolikas is a Graduate of the Department of Health and Welfare Management of the Athens Technological Educational Institute. In 2006 he was a trainee in the Administrative and Financial Services of the General University Hospital “ATTIKON”, in the Procurement and in the Accounting Department. He has attended many seminars and workshops, such as the 1st International workshop “Finance and Management of Health Departments” and “Business Administration and Modern Management”. From 2002 to 2005 he worked in the central warehouse of “Konstantakatou” Electrical Company, in the Purchasing Department. Since 2008 he has worked in Aktios as an executive assistant and as an assistant of the Accounting Department.
Mrs Helen KaimakasMrs Helen Kaimakas studied economics at the University of Patras. She also holds Master's degree in Applied Economics and Data Analysis from the University of Patras. He has worked in the Global Supplies SA company and has attended several seminars in Financial Accounting from the National University of Athens. Since May 2015 she works as Assistant Accountant in Aktios Elderly Care Units.
Giannis SiafasGiannis Siafas has studied journalism and has trained at the American College of Athens in Management and Financial Products. He is a certified insurance advisor of the Ministry of Development and is certified by the SEC. He has previously worked in Lambrakis Press and ANT1 Group and has served as financial advisor to Alpha Finance and insurance advisor to the National Insurance. He works In Aktios since November 2014 in the Administration department.
Mr Theodore StavrakisMr Theodore Stavrakis graduated from the Faculty of Tourism in 1996. He has worked as a department head at the Carrefour Super Market and was co-owner of the tourist office “Sinista Web". Since October 2015 he works at the administration of the Aktios Elderly Care Unit in Vari.
Mr Angelos LekkosMr Angelos Lekkos graduated as a Physical Education Professor of the Physical Education Department of the Democritus University of Thrace and completed the MSc in "Exercise and Quality of Life" specialized in "Maximizing Athletic Performance." In the meantime, from 2015 attends the Hellenic Open University (HOU) in the department "Management and Organizations." He worked from 2002 up to 2008 in the Department of Physical Education and Sport of Thrace teaching courses under the assistance of faculty members. Mr Lekkos worked at the Municipal Youth Board of Komotini as manager at the section for people suffering from Diabetes, Heart Disease and for the Elderly. Since April 2016 he works at Aktios Elderly Care Unit in the Administration.

Consultants

Avivi Perelman (LLB)Avivi Perelman (LLB) He is former partner at S. Friedman & Co., specialized in Financing, M&A and Real Estate; Legal Counsel and VP for business development at Dankner Group, leading BOT and PPP projects in central and eastern Europe; Manager of real estate investments in Europe for private equity funds. He has been Vice President of Aktios since December 2010.
Mr. Kostas StergiopoulosMr. Kostas Stergiopoulos is the Chief Operating Officer of Mediterraneo Hospital and the Management Advisor of Aktios. In Greece he has served as Financial Director of SYMETRΙΑ S.A, and ADVANCED MEDICAL SERVICES S.A., President and General Manager of the North Aegean Regional Health Care System, General Manager of White Cross Hospital in Pireus, Administrative Director of Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center and Iaso Matternity Hospital. During his 18 year stay in the United States, he has served as Director of Information Systems for Thomason General Hospital and Columbia / HCA Helthcare System in El Paso, and taught Statistics and Information Systems at University of Texas at El Paso. He holds an Μ.Β.Α., a B.Sc. in Psycology and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is fluent in English and Spanish. www.kstergiopoulos.blogspot.com
Mr. Katrakazis EliasMr. Katrakazis Elias holds a degree from the Athens University of Economics and the Department of Business Administration with specialisation in accounting and finance. He has conducted business plans for the creation and operation of Rehabilitation Centres. He has has been financial advisor of Aktios since 2008.
Mrs. Tefta kiriakou – TsialaMrs. Tefta kiriakou – Tsiala graduated in 1989 from the faculty of law of the University of Athens. She has been involved with issues of civil and family law, especially from the International Private Law perspective as well as with the law of private insurance, referring both to the insurance contract and to the insurance company, with an emphasis put on civil medical responsibility. On December of 1994 she began her own law practice, and since then she has been involved with private insurance, commercial, family, medical responsibility, bioethics, telecommunications, labor and civil law. She works as a legal advisor for companies that provide medical and related services. She is also legal advisor on telecommunication services.

Activities in Aktios

Our residents play, occupy themselves, participate, entertain themselves and learn new things every day.

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Physiotherapy and Exercise

We give a great importance in exercise and molibilization of our residents’ fitness and quality of life.

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Working in Aktios

Healthy working environment, training, opportunities of evolution, private insurance because we want the best!

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Special Services

  • Consultative centre for Dementia
  • Short-time accommodation
  • Day-care centre
  • Care at home program
  • Living Unit for patients with Alzheimer
  • Cognitive Reinforcement in Aktios or the Community
  • Specialized Nursing care unit

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Aktios

Aktios
17, Ipirou St. Agia Paraskevi
Tel.: +30210 6515268, +30216 9001034

AKTIOS
AGIA PARASKEVI

Aktios Alzheimer

Aktios Alzheimer unit
17, Ipirou St. Agia Paraskevi
Tel.: +30210 6523623, +30216 9001034

AKTIOS ALZHEIMER UNIT
AGIA PARASKEVI

Aktios Odigos

Aktios Odigos
Vari Avenue, Vari Attica (ex SEO building)
Tel.: +302108973614, +302108971413

AKTIOS ODIGOS
VARI

Art Palace

Aktios Art Palace
55, Pentelis St. Maroussi
Tel.:+30210 8022912, +30 21080 26615

AKTIOS ART PALACE
MAROUSI

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