Learning from Japan

Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Following a recent Department of Trades and Industry “Global Watch Mission” to Japan, which was based around “Technology and the Delivery of Care for the Elderly” and co-ordinated by Sheffield-based company Medilink (Yorkshire and Humber) Ltd, a UK seminar was held to disseminate its findings. The Global Watch Mission found that Japan has responded quickly to their ageing population and taken radical steps to establish a new insurance infrastructure and engage industry in finding innovative solutions. The London seminar also highlighted synergies between Japanese and UK skills and experiences, and the potential for collaboration between the two countries.

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