Jiangsu: cities and prefectures should have tertiary hospitals for the elderly

Recently, the health commission of Jiangsu Province, the development and Reform Commission, and the Department of civil affairs jointly issued the implementation opinions on the establishment and improvement of the elderly health service system, proposing to focus on the construction of an elderly health service system covering urban and rural areas, including health education, prevention and health care, disease diagnosis and treatment, and rehabilitation care. By 2022, at least one tertiary geriatric hospital will be set up in each district and city of the province, and more than one grade II geriatric hospital will be set up in counties with a population of more than 500000. More than 80% of the general hospitals in the province will have established geriatrics that meet the standards. < p > < p > < p > < p > the opinions clearly established and improved the three-level prevention system of health risk factors intervention, early detection, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and disability prevention. We should pay attention to the mental health of the elderly, implement the psychological care project for the elderly, evaluate the mental health status of the elderly aged 65 and above, and implement prevention and intervention measures. Accelerate the development of elderly care services. By 2022, more than one nursing home will be built in each county of the province, and the number of rehabilitation and nursing beds in primary medical and health institutions will account for more than 30%; all community health service centers and township health centers can provide TCM services for the elderly; more than 90% of comprehensive hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, nursing homes and primary medical and health institutions will become elderly friends Good medical and health institutions. < p > < p > < p > < p > the opinions put forward that we should actively promote hospice care services. Support primary medical and health institutions to carry out community and home hospice care services. It is encouraged to carry out hospice care services in medical and nursing institutions, and hospice ward or bed can be set up according to relevant standards if conditions are met. We will strengthen the standardization and standardization of hospice care institutions, and support the construction of hospice care centers in areas where conditions permit. The “opinions” also made clear the safeguard measures, which required to be strengthened from five aspects: policy support, discipline construction, team building, information support and organizational guarantee, so as to ensure the realization of the goals and tasks on schedule.