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A new International Student Project in Japan

Kawasaki-city (Kanagawa Prefecture) and Shibuya-ward (Tokyo) in Japan have jointly announced that they have launched a new International Student Project for people with dementia. The project was planned with and facilitated by the non-profit organisation People Design Institute in Shibuya, Tokyo. The project will be independently operated by four universities; Senshu University, Keio University, Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan, and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The students will develop ideas for products, services and policy proposals relating to all aspects of dementia in 2016. The final goal for the project is to create new ideas for practical implementation in cities throughout in 2017. Kawasaki-city and Shibuya-ward will work …

Cooperation for PPMELT

Public Private Medical Economy Law Technology (PPMELT) has launched a new web site for their project. Dementia Friendly Japan Initiative (DFJI) collaborates with PPMELT as one of the cooperation organizations. Public Private Medical Economy Law Technology

Dementia Care in Japan

BBC radio 4 “You & Yours” reported one of the advanced Japanese day services for people with early-onset dementia at  Machida city in Tokyo, DAYS BLG!. BBC Radio 4, You & Yours (related link)  

DAYS BLG! visiting report

As National Improvement Advisor for Dementia at Scottish Government (Focus on Dementia Programme), Ms. Michelle Miller visited Japan and reported her impression on “DAYS BLG!.” DAYS BLG! provides very advanced day services for people with early-onset dementia at  Machida city in Tokyo. Men at Work by Ms. Michelle Miller