Category: End of Life Care

Disability End of Life Care Japan

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank to offer ‘end-of-life trust product’ for those living alone

The product is targeted at people living alone who are interested in “shukatsu” end-of-life planning. Customers need to deposit at least 3 million yen, from which funeral and other expenses will be paid.

Disability End of Life Care Japan

Tokyo to allow ambulance staff to halt resuscitation and transportation for terminally ill patients if requested

The Tokyo Fire Department will introduce on Monday standards on stopping resuscitative efforts for patients in the terminal phase of their illness. The metropolitan department has had no clear criteria for how ambulance workers should respond if they are asked to stop resuscitative efforts.