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The Function and Role of Co-operatives in Providing Elderly Care. Ritsumeikan University/Consumer Cooperative Institute of Japan (CCIJ) Kohei Yamaguchi. Outline of Presentation. Background of social welfare policy in Japan

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The function and role of co operatives in providing elderly care

The Function and Role of Co-operatives in Providing Elderly Care

Ritsumeikan University/Consumer Cooperative Institute of Japan (CCIJ)

Kohei Yamaguchi


Outline of presentation

Outline of Presentation

  • Background of social welfare policy in Japan

  • Introduction of long-term care insurance system and organizational environment change

  • Co-op’s action to the change

  • Problems and future prospects


Background and change of social welfare policy in japan

Background and change of social welfare policy in Japan

1945~ after WW2; “Relief of the poor” first

1960s~ Service expanded with high-economic growth; formation of “men bread-winner model”

…Depending highly on family and corporation

1980s~ Recognized the need of elderly care

…services expanded sharply by private initiatives

  • Long-term care insurance system started


Long term care insurance system

Long-term care insurance system


Change of elderly care by ltci

Change of elderly care by LTCI

>Standardization of services

not depending on the care by family but certified professionals.

>Introduction of market mechanism

private firms, co-ops, and non-profit organization can be a service provider.


Elderly care and consumer co op

Elderly care and Consumer Co-op

1970s Emergence of Consumer Co-op

1980s “Kurashi-no tasukeai-no kai”(elder support group by co-op members) start and expand

… 74 co-ops: 66,377 members(FY2003)

2000~ Become Service Provider Organization of LTCI. …45 co-ops: \ 6.5B (FY2002)


Elderly care and consumer co op 2

Elderly care and Consumer Co-op(2)

Why Co-op provides elderly care?

>mutual help is important part of Co-ops.

>severe lack of service provider; LTCI scheme needs non-profit organizations and Co-ops.

>services of municipalities are not enough; need of variety services


Elderly care and consumer co op 3

Elderly care and Consumer Co-op(3)

Two directions / strategies;

(a)Kurashi-no Tasukeai-no Kai + Provider of LTCI

>major Co-ops like Co-op Kobe and Co-op Kanagawa takes.

>key advantages; many experienced / skilled worker

(b)Development & Supporting Workers Collective

>Seikatsu Club Co-op and Green Co-op.

>traditional co-op supporting new/small co-ops


Workers collective as social enterprise

Workers Collective as Social Enterprise

Social enterprises are;

“business but not for-profit; profits brings to local communities and business itself”


Dilemmas

Dilemmas

  • As elderly care become more important business and making actual result, the Co-operative advantages are getting lost.

  • Introduction of market mechanism in the LTCI scheme; many co-ops lose their identities.

    >What is the key advantages of Co-ops?


Role of co operatives

Role of Co-operatives

Elderly care’s structural problems;

>Information gap between provider and beneficiaries

>Provider dominance

Role of Co-ops are;

>Bridging the gap / Empowering their members through business and mutual help.


Thank you

Thank you

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