Long-term Care Services is Around
The government has been implementing “Long-Term Care (LTC) 2.0” since 2017 in face with the challenge of the aging population. Measures include expanding targeted groups and workforce, increasing LTC categories and items, optimising the deployment of LTC resources as well as encouraging innovative projects have been adopted. In addition, “1966 Long-Term Care Hotline” was established for people as an access to apply for services. In order to enhance the understanding of the public, cooperation with public media was encouraged. The goal of LTC 2.0 has established a community-based care services and to achieve the ideal of aging in place.