Currently the Ministry of Finance issued the circular on issuing 2019 subsidy funds budget to support pilot reform of home-based and community-based elderly care services from the central special lottery fund, which said that the central financial fund subsidy of 17.95 million yuan will be used for the pilot reform of home-based and community-based elderly care services in Xianning, investing “real money” to the elderly care service development, according to Xianning Municipal Bureau of Civil Affairs on Sunday.
Xianning was identified as the fourth batch of pilot areas for home-based and community-based elderly care services reform with the central financial support by Ministry of Civil Affairs and Ministry of Finance in September, 2019. Now based on pilot objectives and tasks, Xianning Municipal Bureau of Civil Affairs formulates the implementation plan and puts forth effort to carry out “action plan” for home-based and community-based elderly care services, that is, strive to build one intelligent elderly care platform; really implement three policies, like well-being for the aged, construction and allocation of facilities for the elderly, and entity operation support for home-based and community-based elderly care services; establish and perfect such four mechanisms as information connectivity, regular visit, keeping watch and mutual assistance, and contracted service; vigorously carry out six projects, including talent guarantee, first-rate service, business promotion by the elderly, helping the aged by finance, taking due responsibility by family, and standard system construction.
Xianning will fully build a system of elderly care service which matches the aging of population progress and the level of economic and social development, and meets the need of all home-based elderly people in daily care, household service, rehabilitation nursing, health care, spiritual consolation and daycare. (By Zhu Zhe/Xianning Daily)