Total Brain Care Co., Ltd.
Brain fitness trainer CogEvo(R) Used as an evaluation tool for the Sompo Smile Aging Program
Aiming to extend healthy life expectancy by visualizing nursing care
The brain fitness trainer CogEvo (R) developed by Total Brain Care Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, President: Shinsuke Kawagoe, hereinafter Total Brain Care) has recently been launched by Sompo Care Co., Ltd. in July 2020. As a result, it will be used as a tool for measuring cognitive function in the online program “Sompo Smile Aging Program*”, which aims to prevent cognitive function decline by improving lifestyle habits of the elderly.
The brain fitness trainer CogEvo (hereafter CogEvo) has been used as a tool for “cognitive function training” in the same program conducted in the elderly housing with services operated by the company. In order to rotate the cycle of “implementation”, it is also used for numerical measurement of cognitive function, which is carried out twice a year. [Image 1
In response to the General Principles for the Promotion of Dementia Measures, a scientific nursing care information system has been established as a national policy since 2021 with the aim of promoting the provision of high-quality services that contribute to supporting independence and preventing aggravation, which are scientifically proven to be effective. (LIFE) *1 We have started efforts to promote the PDCA cycle and improve the quality of our services.
Evidence is necessary to actually implement this scientific nursing care. Many nursing care facilities have begun to use it as a basis for providing advanced nursing care, such as whether it will lead to improvement. This will make it possible to provide individualized services for dementia prevention based on data, and is expected to improve the quality and standardization of long-term care insurance services. It also has the advantage of making it easier for families and business establishments to understand the significance and significance of the services we provide to users.
As scientific nursing care is being promoted, Total Brain Care will use CogEvo as a tool for visualizing nursing care. We would like to contribute to the prevention of severe disease and the extension of healthy life expectancy.
*About the Sompo Smile Aging Program
This program is based on the “FINGER Study,” an intervention study on lifestyle habits for the elderly that demonstrated the effect of suppressing cognitive decline for the first time in the world. FINGER research” is a nationwide social implementation program.
■About “Brain Fitness Trainer CogEvo”■
CogEvo is a cloud service that allows you to easily enjoy cognitive function training and cognitive function check through 12 games. The features of CogEvo are that by measuring not only the correct answer rate but also the work time, it is possible to notice minor changes in cognitive function, learning such as “a sense of accomplishment that you can feel yourself” and “a mechanism that praises you”. It includes elements of science. In addition, CogEvo Personal Edition has a mechanism to share measurement results with family members, and can be used as a monitoring service for elderly people who live far away. Since its launch in 2016, CogEvo has been installed in more than 800 locations, including universities, medical institutions, nursing homes, local governments, and pharmacies. is also being introduced. Among them, the health “lively” compass research complex (core institution: National Research and Development Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) aiming to “maximize individual health” adopts “health measurement” as a cognitive function measurement tool, and a national project J-MINT study (core institution: National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology), which is used as one of the comprehensive function evaluations (at the time of initial evaluation, follow-up, and at the end of the study) *2, as an evaluation index of cognitive function Highly rated.
■About Total Brain Care■
Total Brain Care Co., Ltd. aims to help people proactively improve their QOL and achieve true health through “visualization of cognitive functions” and to achieve lifelong active participation. Based on our track record, we will continue to create next-generation healthcare businesses with various solutions in the fields of health management, near-miss incidents, and sports.
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* Company names and product names mentioned in this release are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. *1 Click here for the Scientific Nursing Care Information System (LIFE) https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/shingi2/0000198094_00037.html
*2 T. Sugimoto, T. Sakurai, et al., 13 The Japan-Multimodal
Intervention Trial for Prevention of Dementia (J-MINT): The Study Protocol for an 18-Month, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial, J Prev Alz Dis 2021;4(8):465-476
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