Long-term care arrangements in rural China: review of recent developments.

@article{Wu2009LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term care arrangements in rural China: review of recent developments.},
  author={Bei Wu and Zong-fu Mao and Renyao Zhong},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={472-7}
}
Developing long-term care systems for the elderly has become an increasingly urgent policy issue in China, especially in rural areas. This article provides an overview of the current status of long-term care development in rural China and discussion on the future development of institutional care and its policy implications. Formal long-term care systems are emerging but remain in the preliminary stages of development. Several policy considerations and practical implications deserve further… CONTINUE READING

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Several policy considerations and practical implications deserve further attention : increases in regional and national government funding , integration of long - term care with the acute health care system , and creating more multilevel and multifunctional LTC facilities with a well - trained and skilled workforce .
Several policy considerations and practical implications deserve further attention : increases in regional and national government funding , integration of long - term care with the acute health care system , and creating more multilevel and multifunctional LTC facilities with a well - trained and skilled workforce .
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