By: Zoe Wei and Christie Chen
Taipei, July 9 (CNA) Taiwan’s Executive Yuan on Thursday announced that it will relax regulations to allow foreign caretakers to be hired to take care of people aged 85 and over with mild disabilities.
Under the current regulations, foreign caretakers can only be hired to take care of individuals with grave physical or mental diseases.
Foreign workers can also be hired to care for those aged 80 and over who have been assessed and determined to require heavily dependent care, as well as elderly people under the age of 80 who have been determined by a medical institution as requiring all-day care. [FULL STORY]