54th World Congress on Nursing and Health Care
Licensed Occupational Therapist, USA
Kumi is a licensed occupational therapist, a creative arts therapist and a consultant. She has worked in hospitals and dementia care facilities both in Japan and the United States for many years. She has provided socio-emotional support and rehabilitation to those living with mental/cognitive challenges due to dementia, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and so on, through therapeutic and creative modalities. As a consultant, Kumi has also supported family members of people living with dementia and organizations in implementing and integrating cultural humility and creative arts into their systems and standard of care practices.