- 地域総合研究 (ISSN:09142355)
- vol.45, no.2, pp.55-63, 2018-03-15
In Japan, about 30% of the population is expected to be elderly by 2025. Therefore, there is a sense of anxiety regarding the rapid increase in social security expenditures for medical and other health-care costs. In an effort to cope with this phenomenon, the government has introducedcommunity-based integrated care systems. This paper aims to understand issues relatedto the structuring of community-based integrated care systems and to suggest measures to promote the same. Research revealed the importance of collaboration between the formal services and resident activities. It was concluded that, to promote community-based integrated caresystems, it was necessary to 1) secure staff on site and develop the requisite human resources, 2) monitor and evaluate activities, and 3) share the accomplishments of activities.