• Karakters2_werelden verbinden

    Werelden verbinden | 国际接轨

  • Karakters_4_kennis

    Kennis | 知识

  • Karakters_5_samenwerking

    Samenwerking | 合作

  • Karakters3_uitwisseling

    Uitwisseling | 交流

  • Karakters_6_ontwikkeling

    Ontwikkelingen | 发展

  • Karakters_1_samenwerking

    Samenwerking | 合作

Elderly-care facilities in China have failed to keep pace with the strong demand for places. Some public nursing centers have an over 10-year waiting list. However, this supply issue has triggered a real focus on caring for the elderly and a new approach has been fostered to help those who are having difficulty finding a place. More beds at nursing centers for the country’s oldsters.As the ministry of civil affairs changed its regulation on the scale of nursing centers last July.A small-scale private facility that provides at least 10 beds now can operate legally at both residential and business properties. Numerous community care homes have emerged in many cities that have had extremely limited number of beds offered to the elderly. And this provides a new opportunity for the old who have been put on the waiting list for a bed at a nursing center for a long time. In their operations, these mini nursing homes still face many challenges. One of them is the concerns and complaints from their neighbors as most of them are located in residential communities. The number of elders aged over 60 has surpassed 200 million in China; and the total number of beds at nursing homes only accounts for 2 percent of the number of elderly people. The government has the so-called “ninety-seven-three” policy, 90 percent of golden-agers living in their homes, 7 percent receiving governmental care, and 3 percent in private facilities.

That means . . . . . read more


jan booij
hoogeveen logo