Lunchbox Delivery Service (食事サービス)

Countries: 
Japan
Implemented by: 
Musashino City Municipal Government
Type of Implementer(s): 
Local government
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)
Description: 

Local volunteers deliver lunchboxes (prepared at the community's nursing home in the neighbourhood) to older persons living at home, for whom doing grocery shopping and cooking are mentally or physically taxing. Older persons living in the City can request this service, and a staff will visit the elderly to determine the individual person's needs and eligibility for the service.