In-home Nursing (虚拟养老院)

Countries: 
China
Implemented by: 
The Chengguan District Virtual Nursing Home
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-2 (Universal and equal access to health-care services)
II-6 (Older persons and disabilities)
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)
Description: 

The virtual nursing home in Lanzhou is a system to allow older persons to receive support in their own homes through a network of service providers. It has been in operation since 2012 and has 88,000 registered clients in Chengguan district. By calling its hotline, older persons can access 230 services, such as arranging discounted meals at partner restaurants, medical treatment, cleaning services and entertainment, etc.