Marianne studied at the Social Academy to become a medical social worker, and after graduating started her career at a university hospital. Marianne then worked at a home care organization. During this time Marianne made home visits where she developed a care plan and directed care teams of domestic support workers, caregivers and nurses. Marianne returned to school to become an Indication Consultant and worked at the Central Care Center where she conducted home visits and handled applications for home care, daytimes activities, admission to care homes and nursing homes.
Marianne also has personal experience caring for an individual living with dementia, as both her mother and father had been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Marianne’s motivation for participating in dementia research is based on both her professional and personal experience caring for individuals living with dementia.