09/24/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/23/2021 19:43
[Features of this service]
[Flow of this service]
 Check the user's health and other conditions while living at home.
The user wears a wearable device - which is included in the remote assessment kit users receive in advance - at home for about one to two weeks, and then fills out an online medical interview form using a tablet device.
 Expert staff perform assessments and develop improvement plans remotely.
Based on information gathered by the wearable device, information entered by the user, and details from online interviews, expert staff diagnose the user's state of health and disuse syndrome, etc., estimate the prognosis, and develop an improvement plan.
 User confirms their improvement plan, and services begin at their destination resort or city hotel.
The user confirms the proposed improvement plan, and services begin at where he or she stays.
 In addition to sightseeing and other activities, user spends their leisure time in rehabilitation attended to by professional staff.
Experienced Polaris nursing care staff provide highly specialized care while observing each person's condition. Because quantitative monitoring can be performed via wearable devices, etc. even after the program starts, care can be provided more effectively than ever before. Users are also given advice on day-to-day life in general, such as on how to spend their leisure time as well as about meals and hydration.
 Living self-independent lives
The aim is to enable individuals to live self-independent lives after a three-month stay.
Flow of this service
Going forward, the companies will be rolling this service out to various hotels and resorts in Japan and overseas. In addition, they will provide extensive concierge services after the seniors go back home from their short stay and build a system that allows them to perform rehabilitation regimens at home that will help them maintain their self-independence. The companies will also make further upgrades in converting Polaris' self-independence support know-how to AI and aim to spread these services to general seniors.
[The two companies' roles]
■ Polaris's roles
■ Panasonic's roles
*Disuse syndrome: Deterioration of mental and physical function due to continuation of excessive rest
[Inquiries regarding this service]
- Business Development Office, Technology Division, Panasonic Corporation
e-mail: [email protected]
- Public Relations Office, Polaris Co., Ltd.
e-mail: [email protected]
Polaris is currently providing self-independence support type day care service at about 70 sites all over Japan. Since its founding in 2002, Polaris has been working to help seniors reduce the level of care assistance provided under the long-term care insurance system in Japan. Over the past seven years, the company's efforts have led to improvements in the level of care services needed for 2,606 individuals, with 516 individuals now being able to live self-independent lives without relying on the long-term care insurance system at all. With the concept of "Being able to live at home forever", Polaris is attempting to help all the seniors in the world have better health and achieve independent life forever.
Panasonic Corporation is a global leader developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B sectors. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, operates 522 subsidiaries and 69 associated companies worldwide and reported consolidated net sales of 6,698.8 billion yen for the year ended March 31, 2021. Committed to pursuing new value through collaborative innovation, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for customers. Learn more about Panasonic: https://www.panasonic.com/global.