Nursing Homes at Temples (寺院养老)

国家: 
China
实施机构名称: 
Ji Xiang Temple and other temples
MIPAA对应方向: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)
简介: 

Ji Xiang Temple and other temples in FuJiang Province set up nursing homes in their premises to make use of the religious resources while providing a peaceful and quiet place to live for the aged. Doctors pay regular visits to care for the seniors, and nutritionists are hired to ensure they eat well. The temple nursing homes receive funding from collections raised by the temples' masters and abbots and from donations of social entrepreneurs.