Digital Home project

You can download an app and virtually explore The Home – a fictional residential care home provider. Meet the residents and staff, play games, watch short films and even cross the portal to explore what a Japanese care home is like. ⁠ Head over to to find out more! ⁠ Source:

yamazaki kentaro’s hospice in japan wins GOOD DESIGN award 2021

Kawamura hospice in Japan offers warmth to the terminally ill yamazaki kentaro has designed a hospice facility in Japan that blends seamlessly with the natural surroundings. the newly unveiled establishment plays an intermediate role between a home and a hospital, providing palliative care for terminally-ill cancer patients. The design seeks to generate a warm environmentContinue reading “yamazaki kentaro’s hospice in japan wins GOOD DESIGN award 2021”

Barrier Free Japan

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare aims to make care facilities a ‘living place’ for people with disabilities The Japanese government intends to make residential care facilities a form of “living place” and promote the transition of residents to the community and the use of private rooms. Read the story in full and the blogContinue reading “Barrier Free Japan”

Alternatives to Long Term Institutional Care for Older People

The report’s findings are divided into five themes of: social interaction connecting with the wider community safety net scale, and thinking ahead. Each of these includes case studies of the facilities and initiatives visited and identifies the main learning points for the UK. In conclusion the research demonstrates that there is a range of differentContinue reading “Alternatives to Long Term Institutional Care for Older People”