Editorials Oct 18, 2015

Leaving jobs for nursing care

The Abe administration needs to take concrete steps to stem the flow of people who quit their jobs because they must care for ailing relatives.

Editorials Feb 18, 2015

Nursing care compensation plan

The government should consider overhauling the nursing care insurance system to ensure stable services for the elderly and to rationalize the system's overall operation.

Editorials May 8, 2014

Social welfare is not for profit

A deregulation panel for the Abe administration has called on the health ministry to let private businesses run nursing care homes even though the operation of these homes is not supposed to be for profit.