Masue Katayama

Ashoka Fellow
Tokyo, Japan
Fellow Since 2012

Citation

This profile was prepared when Masue Katayama was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2012.
Introduction
Masue Katayama has developed a contextually sensitive approach to changing attitudes and values about nursing care. Masue has created the broadly utilized Shinkou-Kai model for private nursing homes which provides comfortable yet affordable housing options for Japanese elderly, while employing non-Japanese caregivers traditionally shunted by society.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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