Category: Care

Care Disability Japan Sagamihara

Operation of care home where 19 people with disabilities were murdered put out for tender, hope for new management in April 2023

The Kanagawa Prefectural Government has announced that it will transfer the operation of a facility in Yokohama City, where some of the residents of a Kanagawa prefectural facility for people with intellectual disabilities, where 19 people were murdered in Sagamihara City six years ago, to another corporation starting next April.

Care Crime Disability Japan

Former employee of facility for disabled arrested over suspected theft from resident’s bank account

On 4th April, a part-time worker at Okumachi Kyokumae, Ichinomiya City, Aichi Prefecture, was arrested on suspicion of theft by the Aichi Prefectural Police, Inazawa Station for stealing a total of 400,000 yen in cash using cash cards obtained illegally from residents of a group home for disabled people where she used to work.

Care Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Hokkaido Japan

After Coronavirus Cluster at Hokkaido School for the Intellectually Disabled, positive Staff forced to care for positive Students

At Muroran Kotosen Gakuen in Muroran City, where children with intellectual disabilities and others are enrolled, a cluster of new coronavirus cases broke out at the end of February, forcing the staff of the isolated facility who tested positive for the virus, to provide care to those students who tested positive for the virus.