Category: Welfare

Disability Discrimination Employment Japan Welfare

Japanese Government’s Ministries & agencies alleged to have misrepresented disability employment rates

“Ministries and agencies are believed to have misrepresented the rates by including in their head counts personnel with relatively mild disabilities who do not carry disability certificates. Officials at the land and internal affairs ministries have said that people without the disability certificates may have been included in the calculations.”

Disability Independent Living Japan Welfare

Chūbu region of Japan has a shortage helpers for the disabled

“There are cases where welfare offices in Ishikawa prefecture cannot respond to the needs of users of helpers due to lack of guide helpers that support the mentally handicapped persons going out. The prefecture hopes to concentrate on weekends and so on. There are circumstances that there are not a few helpers who have different jobs such as group home staff.”