The Information Office of the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region recently held a press conference to introduce the promotion of caring for the elderly and children in Guangxi and the construction of the multi-level elderly-care security system.
At present, over 90 demonstration rest homes at or above county level and 200 star-level ones have been built in Guangxi. And a number of elderly-care service institutions have been built to make them feel at ease, calm and comfortable. Regionally, there are 224,000 beds, with 30.4 beds per thousand elderly people. Among them, there are 34,000 nursing beds, accounting for 50.1% of the total number of the beds in elderly-care institutions. Next, Guangxi will add a number of affordable beds and inclusive ones, and build centers for infant care services in the whole region, so as to effectively and orderly promote the healthy development of the undertaking of caring for the elderly and children.