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Construction Of Guangzhou Adult Children Caregivers’ Welfare Policy

Posted on:2013-08-29Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:D J HuFull Text:PDF
GTID:2266330428461054Subject:Social work
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Adult children is the primary caregivers of frail elderly parents. Faced by the growing elderly population and the gradual weakening family care ability, Guangzhou elderly care merit attention. As adult children are one of the most important resource of the elderly parents’ informal care system, this article carries out some welfare policy ideas, which are based on discussing Guangzhou adult children caregivers’ status and sufferings, and learning from the caregivers’welfare policy of foreign countries, to improve Guangzhou adult children caregivers’status. The article fills the gaps as no scholars has talked about the construction of Guangzhou adult children caregivers’ welfare policy. The points of the article combines the foreign countries’ experience of caregivers welfare policy with the local case study. The construction of welfare policy for Guangzhou adult children caregivers, mainly includes constructing social welfare system to protect social rights for the elderly, helping adult children caregivers and reforming the social security system that hurts caregivers."Social rights" emphasis on government intervention."Helping adult children caregivers" alleviate adult children’s plight."Reforming the social security system that hurts caregivers" is a deep level to protect the rights and interests of adult children caregivers.
Keywords/Search Tags:caring for the aged, adult children caregivers, welfare policy
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