With the world''s population rapidly aging, Taiwan''s population aging rate is as same as Japan and higher than the European and American countries, and it will form a threat to the decline of the quality of people’s life of the elderly if we ignore the demand of long- tern care, in addition to the government''s active planning for the social welfare system, the private company will also look at the long-tern care industry as major markets in the future, and investment resources to innovation and development. Therefore, this study is to understand the successful development of long-term industry factors in order to cope with the future needs of sustained growth. This study is trying understand the factors of successful development of long-term industry in response the continued growing demand. This study is divided into two phases, the first stage to collect the date about implementation of the long-tern care policy , the market supply and demand situation and industrial development and other information in United States and Japan. The second stage this study would interview the industry experts to get recommendations for improvement, expect to understand the the concept of management, human resources training and government policy recommendations through expert advice. Finally to integrate industry experience of Taiwan, US and Japan to get the successful business model of Taiwan long-tern care industry.
In summary, improve the quality of life for the elderly, change people’s stereotypes of the long-tern care service industry and use their own advantages to develop customers are all successful business model. However, the biggest dilemma faced by the long industry is the problem of lack of manpower, the best way to solve the problem is to increase the worker''s willingness, in addition to the government is currently working to enhance the salaries and benefits, to enhance its professional image and social status is also an important part. And government policy support is also the key to the successful development of the industry, because if the government can open the industry to enter, in addition to enhance the efficiency of the overall use of resources, the industrial development and the overall economy is also helpful. In fact, the development of the industry can not be achieved by unilateral efforts alone, the industry and the government need to work together in order to achieve maximum efficiency,and create a better service quality for the overall long-tern care environment.