The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X   pISSN 1229-0475

The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Comparison of visiting rehabilitation by visiting rehabilitation office and visiting nursing office under long-term care insurance of Japan

Visiting rehabilitation service by visiting rehabilitation office Visiting rehabilitation service by visiting nursing office
Main purpose of the service • Early and short-term intensive rehabilitation after discharge, prevention of nursing care, and encouragement of activities and participation • Continuous management of patients with severe and incurable diseases
Organizer of the office • Hospital, clinic, healthcare facilities for the elderly, and medical care facilities, which are equipped with facilities and supplies necessary for visiting rehabilitation • A corporation which is equipped with facilities and supplies necessary for visiting nursing
Manpower • 1 or more doctors,
• Appropriate number of physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapist
• Manager (nurse or public health nurse)
• 2.5 or more full-time equivalent health nurses, nurses, or nursing associates
• Appropriate number of physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapist
Visiting rehabilitation instructor • Doctor in visiting rehabilitation office • Family doctor outside the office
Instruction period • 1-3 months • 1-6 months
Service fees for visiting rehabilitation • For person requiring long-term care: 292 units/time/20 minutes
• For requiring support: 292 units /time/20minutes
• For person requiring long-term care: 297units/time/20 minutes
• For person requiring support: 287 units/ time /20 minutes
Main additional points in service fees • For conducting rehabilitation management
• For conducting short-term intensive rehabilitation
• For strengthening service provision system
• For providing service in the hilly and mountainous area
• For providing transition support (social participation support)
• For conducting office evaluation
• For initializing visiting rehabilitation
• For conducting joint guidance of vising nursing at discharge
• For visiting several experts together
* Besides, there are various other additional points for visiting nursing
J Kor Phys Ther 2022;34:80-9 https://doi.org/10.18857/jkpt.2022.34.2.80
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