Facilities for the elderly bracing for mass COVID-19 infection

National Feb 12, 2020

Facilities for the elderly bracing for mass COVID-19 infection

Care homes for elderly people are taking full-fledged measures to prevent mass COVID-19 infections. They are concerned that once elderly people get the virus, their symptoms tend to become serious. Workers at Wayoen, a home for the elderly in the city of Chiba, have been instructed ...

Tokyo Fire Department releases criteria for halting resuscitation

National Dec 16, 2019

Tokyo Fire Department releases criteria for halting resuscitation

The Tokyo Fire Department introduced on Monday criteria for stopping resuscitative efforts for patients in the terminal phase of illness. Until now the department had no clear guidance for how ambulance workers should respond if they are asked to stop resuscitative efforts. The new criteria call ...

Japan's health care sector still a magnet for Filipinos

National Nov 17, 2019

Japan's health care sector still a magnet for Filipinos

by Ronron Calunsod

Job opportunities in Japan's health industry continue to attract Filipinos a decade since it started accepting candidate nurses and caregivers under a bilateral economic agreement. Earlier this month, a new group of Filipino health workers who aspire to work as nurses and caregivers here began ...

Panasonic to start housing business for elderly in China

Business / Corporate Nov 6, 2019

Panasonic to start housing business for elderly in China

Panasonic Corp. will start a business developing housing for the elderly next spring in China, featuring houses equipped with health care-related home appliances and nursing care devices, company sources said Wednesday. Panasonic will make the new housing business a pillar of its new operations in ...