Mr. Joe Oldman visited Japan to participate in the international forum “Ageing in Place & Age Friendly Cities” held in Akita from October 9 to 11.
Mr. Oldman plays an active role in Age Concern and Help the Aged, a very influential major aging organization in Great Britain as well as ILC-UK, as a senior housing policy advisor for the government officials.
By request of ILC-UK, ILC-Japan arranged a program to introduce him the current status of Japan including visiting elderly housing and discussion with the experts during his stay in Tokyo from October 14 to 19.
|Yukiko Inoue, Dr. Eng. Chief, Facility Environment Assessment Section, Department of Facility Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare, Japan - meeting||National Institute of Public Health, NIPH, discussion|
|Shinjuen Nursing Home Visit||Housing with nursing care for bedridden or with dementia who are difficult to look after at home|
|Barrier-Free Sumai-kan visit|
|Kouhouen - Public housing for elderly (with care) visit||Public housing for elderly - Publicly run or enterprises requested by public authority managing commercial housing for older people for rent (with care available)|
|Nukunuku Group Home visit||Group Home - housing for dementia to live together like 'family' to help each other. Can house 8 people maximum.|
|Hot House Nukunuku Care Station visit||Care Station - Care station managed by private sector. Often using a House to service meals and somewhere people can gather and stay for socializing. Over night stay is possible.|
|Foundation for Senior Citizens' Housing, discussion|
|Good Time Living - Private housing for elderly with care (residential) visit||Private Housing for Elder with Care (Residential) - Enterprise managed property for sale developed especially for older people with caring and nursing available|
|Pratetia Chiba Minato - Private housing for independent elderly (rent) visit||Private Housing for Independent Elderly (rent) - Enterprise managed property for rent especially developed for independent older people|
|Bibirth Nisshinncho, Public Housing for independent elderly visit||Public housing for elderly - Publicly run or enterprises requested by public managing commercial housing for elderly for rent|
|ILC visit and meetings|
|Meeting and Dinner with Mariko Sonoda, Associate Professor, Meiji University|
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