Comparison of Health Care Models for the Elderly: Thailand and Japan


This research aims to compare the health care model for the elderly in Thailand and Japan. Data collect consisted of interviews of providers and foundation analysis. Comparing the patterns of health care for the elderly , as well as most of the elderly long-term care policy, elderly care by family and community, welfare for elderly, good practices ,architecture ,artifacts for the elderly, but are different in some details, for example Standard of care of the elderly in Japan are the same for both public and private. The elderly are involved with the cultural context. It has to be a long-term care system for the elderly. Using family and community based care, A society of elderly seniors doing activities together, training volunteers to care for the elderly, elderly care business contract and a network of care for the elderly.

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Yuvadee Rodjarkpai, Burapha University, Thailand
Kunwadee Rojpaisarnkit, Rajabhat Rajanagarindra University, Thailand

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Conference: IICSSDubai2016
Stream: Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

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