“The Challenges Facing Japan’s Long-Term Care Services” by Yuki Yasuhiro, Nippon.com
“Long-term care has a negative image in Japan as a strenuous job that pays comparatively little. Worker turnover is high and care facilities are chronically short-handed. In today’s rapidly aging society, what can be done to improve conditions?”
LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):
Sound familiar? Evidently the radical new Japanese government program for long-term care that we profiled 15 years ago has not solved all the country’s LTC challenges. Check out LTC Bullet: How Japan Escapes “LTC Hell,” November 18, 2005.