Long-term Care of Older Persons in Japan

Organization(s): ESCAP
Author: Reiko Hayashi
Regions: Asia
Country: Japan
Year: 2016
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The rapid increase of the number of older persons, particularly the oldest-old – those above 80 years – increases the need for long-term care of older persons in the Asia-Pacific region. This working paper series examines the prevailing system of provision and financing of long-term care for older persons in selected countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Social Protection and Human Rights