New issues for social security, such as the lack of exercise for the elderly, government May 24, 7:00
With the spread of the new coronavirus, the government is rushing to consider measures, saying that new social security issues, such as the lack of exercise for the elderly due to self-imposed self-imposed control, have occurred.
While many people complain of mental and physical disorders due to the effects of self-imposed control and prolonged requests for leave, the government’s all-generation Social Security Review Council is analyzing the current situation.
According to it, muscle strength etc. are weakened by lack of exercise, and it is assumed that there is a possibility that the elderly person who becomes a state called “Freyle” in front of one step which needs nursing care increases.
There are also concerns that nursing home residents are stressed by restrictions on visits to their families, and that the damage of child abuse and domestic violence at home increases.
For this reason, the conference has taken a step toward considering measures such as providing businesses that create programs to solve the lack of exercise for the elderly and nursing homes that provide a communication environment that can be visited online, as new issues for social security arise.
And, concrete measures are included in the interim report which summarizes in July.