Many generations disappear endowment service absence China aging "population tsunami" attacks
The bloomberg news agency web site on January 5 days to report 】 topic: China "population tsunami" attacks
WangFuChuan (sound) wears a black quilted jacket lying in bed, paper napkins body tired quilts, to withstand the cold breath of November. Beijing's hall of the hospital care heating bad, the 90-year-old man with tissue paper plug the nostrils, or nose will out.
WangFuChuan such people is China's upcoming a population of the vanguard forces change. The latest government a population census shows that China's population has more than 60, 178 million.paper tissue The United Nations predicts that by 2050, that figure could rise to 437 million, equivalent to one-third of the total population. Although the old man in the past have to take care of their children, but now the urbanization and the one-child policy let children of parents take care of traditional gradually erosion.
Devoted to the study of Chinese pension problem of Harvard University John f. Kennedy school of government, a researcher at the center of Asia, Joseph Christian said: "this is a population tsunami. Many generations model disappeared."
China is facing challenges and Japan in the 1990 s of the challenges facing similar, an essential difference between is: China will in rich before they face the ageing population. In view of the tens of millions of old people unattended, the government established the national old-age work committee office, managed to make a comprehensive strategy, to ensure that the old people's life and health.
The latest five year plan still requires shoulder family of the main responsibility of endowment. Even so, the government is also look to the private sector, non-governmental organizations and local community, to look for a more sustainable solutions. So far, only a few companies provide and the western quite service, even WangFuChuan living care hospitals provide that kind of care is rare.
Elderly care ching (Beijing) Co., LTD WangYanNi founder, said China's "elderly care service still in the cradle period". The company currently has 500 nursing division, to Beijing for the old twenty thousand family endowment service.
According to the world bank estimates that China has about 3.8 endowment agencies and provide 2.7 million beds, can meet about 1.6% of the population needs more than 60 years old. The world bank said in developed countries, this ratio is about 8%.
In 2009, a family of nanjing 140 study found that nursing home, hire have a doctor or a nurse nursing home less than a third. Most of the staff is the lack of professional skills of migrant workers, they received only minimal training.
America's brown university medical experts of older von link (sound) said that China has no industry standard, government regulation and is close to no, it's like decades ago of the United States.
Several foreign companies also are entering the field. Have the United States of the background of the enjoyable health consulting Co., LTD. Is a construction of hangzhou has 64 beds care agencies, face is can pay more than 30000 yuan on the Chinese. Headquartered in Omaha love China company in June last year in China opened the nursing home business, and plans to open 2017 years ago in dozens of stores. The company charge of 100 yuan per hour or so, the nursing staff from use a vacuum cleaner to accept all kinds of training cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
In more and more Chinese people, few people can afford these services. Freehand brushwork in traditional Chinese painting health consulting Co., LTD's founder, mark skin mittal Nick said: "foreign companies are looking for high net worth clients. The government faced the real problem is the ones who have no money."