Nursing Care & Senior Business

Providing a wide range of
high-quality nursing care
services to support
the ❝security, health and
wellbeing❞ of customers.

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. The Sompo Care Group 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 Inc. and Sompo Care Next Inc. merged on July 1, 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"
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

Sompo Care made Tokyo Tatemono Senior Life Support Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary (December 2020)

On December 1, 2020, Sompo Care made Tokyo Tatemono Senior Life Support Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary and changed its trade name to "Sompo Care Senior Life Support Co., Ltd." In addition, the merger is scheduled for March 1, 2021, subject to the approval of the relevant authorities.
By merging with Sompo Care Senior Life Support, which operates 19 facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living residences mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area, we will further integrate the long-term care business in the group and effectively utilize the group management resources to serve local customers. We aim to provide even higher quality services for long-term care.

The website "Anna Konna" by Sompo Care received the 2020 Good Design Award (October 2020)

The website “Anna Konna by Sompo Care: You can find hints for dementia care”, which offers support for those who provide care in their homes, received the 2020 Good Design Award (sponsored by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion).
"Anna Konna" introduces ideas and hints of Sompo Care’s staff based on Sompo Care’s unique method for dementia care to aim to solve the problems of the persons who support the member with dementia in their families.
Sompo Care will continue to support people with dementia and those who have problems with dementia care in Japan, a super-aging society, by widely opening specific knowledge and know-how on dementia care to the public.

Implementation of the SOMPO Dementia Support Program

In order to address various social issues surrounding dementia, Sompo Holdings has been implementing the SOMPO Dementia Support Program since October 2018 as a Group-wide initiative aiming “to build a society that strives to prevent dementia and enables people to continue living long and happy lives with dignity as individuals, even after being diagnosed with dementia.” Through this initiative, Sompo Holdings seeks to realize its Group Management Philosophy, “We will strive to contribute to the security, health, and wellbeing of our customers and society as a whole by providing insurance and related services of the highest quality possible.” Sompo Holdings' Group companies have been marketing products and services such as SOMPO Egao Club Dementia Support Service, which provides checking tools for cognitive capabilities and offers services that help to prevent cognitive decline; Egao Wo Mamoru Dementia Insurance, an insurance product which pays a one-time insurance benefit when the insured is diagnosed with both MCI and dementia ; and Oyako No Chikara, an insurance product that enables people to avoid having to resign from work to provide nursing care to aging parents. Concurrently, Sompo Holdings has been conducting researches on dementia, as well as Dementia awareness and support activities.

Sompo Holdings participates in government subsidized research and development projects aiming to verifying the effectiveness of dementia prevention programs in controlling cognitive decline.

Sompo Holdings takes part as a cooperative institution in the Japan-multimodal intervention trial for prevention of dementia, which is a part of the "Project for Public-Private Development of Infrastructures for Demonstration of Innovations for Dementia Care" announced in September 2019 under a consignment R&D agreement with the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (NCGG) and AMED. The aim is to establish an intervention method conceiving future implementation in society and realize a “society where people are able to delay the development of dementia and even dementia patients are able to spend their daily lives in hope.”

Launch of “Future Care Lab in Japan”—a Project to Create New Nursing Care Services Through Collaboration Between People and Technology

Sompo Holdings and Sompo Care have established Future Care Lab in Japan (“Future Care Lab”), a research facility that will conduct activities such as demonstration trials of cutting-edge technologies from around the world. The Future Care Lab will effectively harness ICT and digital technology and reimagine what people should really be doing when they provide nursing care. In the process, the Future Care Lab will propose new ways of providing nursing care services through collaboration between people and technology. By verifying the reliability and safety of technologies at the Future Care Lab, the Sompo Holdings Group will deploy effective technologies to the nursing care service sites, with the aim of enhancing the quality and productivity of nursing care services. As a result, the Sompo Holdings Group will help to alleviate the supply-demand gap for nursing care personnel, build a sustainable nursing care business model and realize a sustainable society where the elderly can live with peace of mind.

"GlobalAging Influencer Award" at the 7th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards received

SOMPO Holdings Co., Ltd. received the "Global Aging Influencer" award at the 7th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards, held on May 15, 2019 in Singapore.7th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards is an award to people and business companies that have achieved a good track record in elderly care.This award is a gathering of approximately 1,000 elderly home owners, developers, Caring company and government officials from about 20 countries in the world, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.

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