Takashi Naruse
  • PhD
  • RN
  • PHN
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People live in several communities, whether they want to or not. We live wrapped up in layers of communities, such as our families, workplaces, and neighborhoods. And we are influenced in various ways, for good or ill, by the customs, systems, expectations, and other forces of the community.
In this way, people and their behavior are influenced by the community, but people also have the power to change the internal conditions of the community.
I am conducting research to find the causes and solutions to various problems and issues in society by imagining that people and communities exist together while constantly fluctuating and influencing each other in this way.
It is necessary to understand the phenomena that occur between “people and communities,” which are difficult to see and different entities. For this purpose, I deal with both quantitative data, which can be expressed in numerical values and qualitative data, which can be expressed in words and pictures, such as people’s thoughts and actions.
In recent years, I have been focusing my research activities on the field of day-care services as a place where “people and communities” come into contact. I have been working with professional practitioners, service users, and other interested parties to conduct research from conception to interpretation, using a method known as “citizen science” to unravel various phenomena occurring in the real world in a more vivid manner, while proposing solutions to problems and implementing the solutions in society. This is a method known as “citizen science,” which is used to unravel various phenomena occurring in the real world in a more vivid manner, and to propose solutions to problems quickly and implement the solutions in society.


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Effectiveness of social activity interventions on sleep among older people: a systematic review protocol.

Experiences of Disabled Older Adults in Tokyo’s Adult Day Care Centers during COVID-19—A Case Study

Service Use Objectives among Older Adult Day Care Clients with Disability in Japan.

Measurement Development for Japanese Clients’ Experiences During Adult Day Care Service Use (The J-AdaCa Tool)

A logic model for evaluation and planning in an Adult Day Care for disabled Japanese old people

Measurement of Special Access to Home Visit Nursing Services among Japanese Disabled Elderly People: Using GIS and Claim data.

Individual and organizational factors related to work engagement among home-visiting nurses in Japan.

Effects of non-nursing assistance on home visit nurses’ time spent in Japan: one group repeated pretest-posttest trial

Clarification of the incidence and target image of persons requiring care who are judged by in-home care support specialists to require frequent visiting services on the same day, in Japanese only

Prevalence of home visiting nurse service clients who received insufficient number of nurse visits in the Japanese long-term care insurance

Relationship between perceived time pressure during visits and burnout among home visiting nurses in Japan

Characteristics of family caregivers with sleep dissatisfaction in Japan: identification using CHAID dendrograms.

Prevalence of persons receiving elimination assistance among Japanese community-dwelling elderly

Classification tree model identifies home-based service needs of Japanese long-term care insurance consumers

Analysis of factors related to fathers’ child-rearing support behavior, in Japanese only.

Home visiting nurse service duration and factors related to institution admission.

The association between nurses’ coordination with physicians and clients’ place of death.

Effects of Relational Coordination among Colleagues and Span of Control on Work Engagement Among Home Visiting Nurses.

Association between Geographic Accessibility of Home Care Clinics and Hospitalization in Japan using Geographic Information Systems and Insurance Claim Data.

Identifying characteristics of adults absent from a metabolic syndrome checkup in Japan using CHAID dendrograms and insurance claim data.

Diseases that precede disability among latter-stage elderly individuals in Japan.

The effect of skill mix with non-nursing assistant on work engagement among home visiting nurses in Japan. ( from doctoral thesis )

(temporary) title; Relational coordination Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the scale. ( Japanese text only )


News from JACHN Topics of Japanese Community Health Nursing 1. Current Status and Issues of ICT Application on Community Health Nursing in Japan (Takashi Naruse 2022). Japan Academy of Community Health Nursing.