JSS  Vol.3 No.11 , November 2015
Status Quo, Problems and Countermeasure Research of Home-Based Care Service Market in China—A Case Study of Sichuan Province
Author(s) Jianping Lu*
ABSTRACT
This paper makes a case study of Sichuan Province where a large number of aging population lives. By the social investigation method, 350 aged community people are interviewed to discuss the conflict between supply and demand in the current home-based care service market and the problems arising out of the market-oriented operation. In addition, this paper brings about specific countermeasures and recommendations, with a view to give full play to the role of market- oriented mechanism in optimized allocation of resources, and to inspire participancy of various forces into home-based care service market, thus diversifying the home-based care service providers and provision modes in China, and greatly improving the QOL (quality of life) of the elderly.

Cite this paper
Lu, J. (2015) Status Quo, Problems and Countermeasure Research of Home-Based Care Service Market in China—A Case Study of Sichuan Province. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 150-156. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.311020.
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