Language: Japanese

Definition of priority areas
(items for development)

Bathing aids

A device that aids a series of actions of entering/exiting from a bathtub using a robot technology.

Definitions

  • Usable by one care-requiring person alone, or with the aid of one caregiver.
  • Allows support for a series of care-requiring person’s actions of entering/exiting from a bathroom, and from straddling a bathtub to soaking himself/herself in the bathtub.
  • Use of the device ensures that the caretaker can at least soak himself/herself up to the chest in hot water.
  • The caregiver can remove, store or clean up alone while not hindering the family member of the care-requiring person from bathing.
  • Installable without special work.
Bathing aids
Product / Projects Adopted Company name Status
HI-LEX CORPORATION
In
development
TOTO LTD
In
development
Sekisui Home Techno Co., Ltd.
In
development
AIR WATER INC
Productization
Sekisui Home Techno Co., Ltd.
In
development
Bathing aids
Product / Projects Adopted
Bathing support equipment
In
development
Bathing support equipment

Company name

HI-LEX CORPORATION

Bathtub installation type bath support equipment
In
development
Wells variable bathing lift
In
development
Wells variable bathing lift

Company name

Sekisui Home Techno Co., Ltd.

development.preparation
Productization
Shower equipment for home living room

Company name

AIR WATER INC

development.preparation
In
development
Development of Compact, Lift-equipped Bathing Systems

Company name

OG Wellness Technologies Co., Ltd.


Source
Research Basic Plan of the Project to Promote the Development and Introduction of Robotic Devices for Nursing Care (Development Subsidies ), METI, on October 2017