One of the reasons why I keep coming back to Japan to learn about their eldercare models is that each time I visit, I learn about new innovations and ideas, and new interpretations of old concepts.
The country is moving forward all the time.
On the first day of Ageing Asia’s Conference On-the-Go in Tokyo, I visited our friends at Team SOMPO Care to learn about the secret sauce behind training a workforce that looks after 80,000...
Janice founded Ageing Asia – Asia’s first ageing market consultancy social enterprise, with the mission to drive innovation in the way future generations age, by engaging the business community to create better products and services that will enable healthy ageing, independent ageing and dignified ageing. Janice has accumulated her vast experience from visiting over 300 residential and aged care homes from over 15 countries. Since 2009, she has been actively involved in consulting organisations seeking global best practices in housing, health and care models that can be translated for the Asian market. Janice is also quoted regularly in the media, such as the BBC, on Asia Pacific business trends in ageing. Janice has also launched several industry innovations, including, ASPIRE55 Singapore – Asia’s first virtual retirement village, a wellbeing community that offers a combination of social, health and care services, but enables members to continue living in their existing homes.