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Taiwan VP vows for more funds and better pay for long-term migrant caretakers


 Increased investment in long-term care (LTC) resources for long-term caretakers or caregivers in Taiwan was expressed and pledged by Vice President Lai Ching-te.


VP Lai commend Taiwan’s caretakers for helping relieve the load of families with their senior members. He pledged to allocate more funds for long-term services and support while ensuring reasonable wages for workers in the industry.


Foreign caregivers are an important labor force in Taiwan, and a vital resource in the nation's long-term care sector.


According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, there are 4,208 community care centers in Taiwan, 2,325 of which are operated in partnership with private organizations. The government will boost the budget for LTC services from the current NT$49.1 billion to NT$60 billion.


There were more than 700,000 migrant workers in Taiwan, of whom more than 254,000 were working as caregivers, according to Ministry of Labor statistics.

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2 comments:

  1. But we also ask for higher salary,we hope the president also consider as giving higher salary for filipino caretaker

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  2. We also need to include in labor laws. No exemption interms of benefits. We are also a worker need some benefits that what the factory recieved.

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