Nursing Care & Healthcare Business

The nursing care field constitutes a pillar of the Group’s new businesses. The Sompo Care Group mainly comprises Sompo Care Inc. which is capable of providing a wide range of care from facilities to at-home care, and Sompo Care Next, Inc., which operates facility-based nursing care. As a unified Group, they provide the high quality nursing care services to meet the diverse needs of the elderly and their families.

Features and strengths of the nursing care & healthcare business

* Sompo Care Message Inc. changed its name to Sompo Care Inc. in April 2018.

Industry-Academia Collaboration

Sompo Holdings, Inc. is joining forces with university organizations to resolve various issues faced by an aging society.
We will merge our capabilities with universities’ research expertise to contribute to industrial and social development.

Research institute Main theme
Tokyo University of the Arts Diversity on the Arts Project (DOOR)
Contributing to a Society of Coexistence through Human Resource Development Based on "Art × Diversity"
University of Tsukuba Building a Quality Evaluation Model for Nursing Care Professionals and a Quality Improvement PDCA Operation Model
Ochanomizu University R&D Aimed at Preventing and Improving Cerebral Dysfunction and Dementia
Okayama University Improving Life and Care Quality for Seniors through Dementia Relief
The University of Tokyo Promoting Nursing Care Personnel Health through Back Injury Prevention and Treatment
The Jikei Group of Colleges Development of a High Added Value Learning Program through Mutual Personnel Assignments and Promoting the Appeal of Nursing Care Work

Topics

Notice of Comprehensive Alliance Agreement with the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (September 2017)

Sompo Holdings and the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology concluded a comprehensive agreement alliance for the purpose of promoting mental and physical independence among the elderly and contributing to the realization of a healthy longevity society by conducting various research and other activities related to promoting health for elderly people on issues such as dementia.Through this comprehensive alliance agreement, both organizations will examine and conduct research and development that will contribute to extending the driving years of the elderly and preventing accidents involving them, and improving the quality of nursing care services for elderly dementia suffers. By providing the results to the wider public, they aim to achieve a sustainable society.

Initiatives to Promote Deeper Understanding of Dementia (September 2017)

To enable wider understanding of dementia, we held the following events in conjunction with World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21, 2017.

  • A light-up of the head office building in the color orange, the theme color of our dementia support and awareness raising activity (September 21, 2017)
  • Held a “Living Together – a Seminar for Thinking about Dementia” with cooperation from Alzheimer’s Association Japan (September 24, 2017)
  • Sponsored an event called RUN TOMO, in which dementia sufferers and their families, supporters, and members of the general public took part in a relay to complete a single task aiming for a goal. Sompo Group executives and employees participated as runners. (Held over about five months starting in July 2017)

We will continue promoting efforts aimed at building a society in which we can better coexist with dementia.

Launch of SOMPO Care University–an In-House University (July 2017)

Sompo Care Group launched the SOMPO Care University in July 2017. The institution will spearhead the company's human resources development strategy, which is based on the basic management policy of Respect for People and encompasses the theme of enabling all employees to sense their own personal growth. The SOMPO Care University goes beyond the scope of conventional training programs by collaborating with universities and vocational colleges. Sompo Care Group plans to develop the university as a comprehensive R&D center for nursing care. It will serve as a place of learning for people outside the Group in various occupations that support the nursing care business, as well as a research function for examining issues and countermeasures on the front lines.

Home-based nursing care training facility

Training in progress

Sompo Care Group’s New Unified Operating Structure Begins (June 2017)

From April 2017, we set out to unify the headquarter functions of the two Sompo Care Group companies—Sompo Care Message Inc. and Sompo Care Next Inc.—aiming to bring both companies’ accumulated experience and know-how together and improve operational efficiency. July 1 marks the real start of unified operations under the new structure with the transfer of Sompo Care Message’s Okayama headquarter functions to Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo.

Group companies

The Sompo Care Group comprising mainly Sompo Care and Sompo Care Next will work as a unified group to provide nursing care services.

Sompo Care Inc.

The Message Group is dedicated to supporting your daily life always – wherever you want to live.

Sompo Care Next Inc.

Through providing the top quality services, the company innovates and brings about a new era in nursing care.