South Korean Human Rights Monitor

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NHRCK Concerned Over Lack of Senior Caregivers’ Labor Conditions

May Cho July 2, 2012

The National Human Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea (NHRCK) announced yesterday that there is a need for policy improvements at the Ministry of Health and Welfare regarding the labor conditions of senior caregivers’. Senior caregivers have been implemented since the Long Term Care Insurance Program was implemented in July 2008. Caregivers assist in… Continue Reading »

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Weekly News Brief June 29~July 4, 2011

Soo Yon Suh July 4, 2011

Public Baths restrict the entrance of senior citizens without proper chaperone Ae Rim Koo (aerimkoo@humanrightskorea.org) Majority of public bath facilities are allowing persons the age of 65 and older to enter only when they are accompanied by guardians. This has been introduced as there is an increasing concern for accidents in the public baths. According… Continue Reading »

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