Dementia Support Service (認知症高齢者見守り支援事業)

国: 
Japan
実施機関名: 
Musashino City Municipal Government
実施機関のタイプ: 
Local government
MIPAA関連テーマ: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)
III-2 (Care and support for caregivers)
概要: 

To increase the quality of life of persons with dementia and to lessen the burden on their carers, some support (e.g. home visit, chatting, accompanying the older person for a short walk outside, etc) that are not covered by the national nursing care insurance (long-term medical insurance) can be provided for up to 4 hours per week at a reasonbale cost (500 yen per hour). Older persons (65 years old or above) with dementia or their families may request this service.