Category: Nursing Care

Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Elderly Japan Medical Nursing Care

Elderly and nursing care workers in Japan to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine

The Japanese government is expected to prioritize medical workers and elderly people for vaccination against COVID-19, as work to develop vaccines for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus shifts into full gear. 

Dementia Disability Elderly Japan Nursing Care Typhoon Hagibis

As Japan marks one month after deadly Typhoon Hagibis, twenty-six care facilities in affected areas remained damaged

“The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said Tuesday that 26 nursing homes and group homes for elderly people with dementia in seven prefectures remain damaged after flooding. Some elderly residents have been forced to move multiple times during evacuation, which has had an adverse impact on their health.”