Isn’t everyone who comes from abroad to work in Japan as a caregiver worried about communicating with the Japanese people? Communication plays a vital role in the work of a care worker. Once again, we interviewed Japanese people working with care workers from various countries.
One of the worries you may have when coming to work in Japan as a care worker is how you will communicate with Japanese people. This time, we interviewed foreign care workers from each country and their Japanese coworkers. Nursing care providers spoke positively of hiring foreign workers, citing how the work environment brightened and […]
Commonly used Japanese phrases when conversing with elderly patients in the course of your care work
If you are familiar with commonly used phrases, you will find it easier to communicate with elderly patients and promptly notice changes in their physical condition. It will also help you when you are working with other personnel.
You may feel anxious and insecure going into your first job as a care worker. This article will introduce some things that Japanese care workers always keep in mind when they are working. They are things that you can start doing even now. Try to put these things into practice so that you can quickly […]
There are some commonly used phrases and specialized terms that can be found in care workers’ workplaces, such as in conversations with fellow care personnel, or in our users’ records. It is extremely important to know specialized terms in order to be aware of patients’ physical condition and to work together with fellow care workers. […]
Many Japanese care workers have qualifications to be considered certified care workers. We hope that specified skilled workers will also work to obtain this qualification. Here, we will share what a certified care worker is and how to become qualified as one.
In facilities where elderly people reside, there is not only daytime work but also nighttime work. Work during the day is called day shift, and work at night is called night shift. If you know the differences between daytime and nighttime work and the conditions of the elderly, you will be better prepared for whatever […]
This is an activity where elderly people gather to communicate, exercise, and do light work. You may think “why nursing care recreations are necessary for the elderly?” or “how do you do them if you are physically disabled?” However, a recreation activity is one of the most important tasks in nursing care.
Presently, there are many care workers from abroad working in nursing care facilities all over Japan. What is it like to work in a new environment in a different language? We tried to find out through questionnaires and interviews with foreigners who have experience as care workers in Japan. We also have some advice from […]