3.2.2nd WS. Development of AT & Services System in Taiwan J.Yan

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3.2.2nd WS. Development of AT & Services System in Taiwan J.Yan

  1. 1. Development of Assistive Technology and Services system in Taiwan<br />Jeremy Shen:Director of Information Center<br />moi0795@moi.gov.tw<br />Jingin Yan :Section Chief of Department of Social Affairs<br />h01@jung.nat.gov.tw<br />Ministry of the Interior, Taipei, ROC<br />2011/09/08<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Overview<br />2011/09/08<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 2011/09/08<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Assistive Technology Provides Comprehensive Services<br />Employment<br />Daily life<br />AT improve the living of all age groups<br />AT<br />Education<br />Healthcare<br />2011/09/08<br />4<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />An integrated AT service system with enhanced accessibility& quality<br />Employment<br /><ul><li>disabled
  6. 6. elderly</li></ul>Daily life<br /><ul><li>job accommodation & AT services for the disabled
  7. 7. Workers Injured At Work Accident</li></ul>AT<br />Healthcare<br />Education<br /><ul><li>Pre-k
  8. 8. K-12
  9. 9. College</li></ul>Patients in rehab <br />
  10. 10. 2011/09/08<br />6<br />Assistive TechnologyThree key elements for development & management<br />
  11. 11. 2011/09/08<br />7<br />
  12. 12. 2011/09/08<br />8<br />Achievements over past decade in Taiwan<br />
  13. 13. Central Government Integration<br />2011/09/08<br />9<br />
  14. 14. Vertical Integration from Individuals, Local Governments, to Central Government<br />2011/09/08<br />10<br />
  15. 15. Facilitation and integration of AT resources from central and local governments<br />2011/09/08<br />11<br />National AT centers<br /><ul><li>Ministry of Interior
  16. 16. Ministry of Education
  17. 17. Department of Health
  18. 18. Council of Labor Affairs
  19. 19. National Science Council
  20. 20. Ministry of Economic Affairs
  21. 21. Ministry of Transportation & Communications</li></ul>Local AT centers<br />End users of AT resources<br />
  22. 22. 2011/09/08<br />12<br />Distribution Chart of Assistive Device Centers<br />
  23. 23. Resource Portal of Assistive Technology(http://repat.moi.gov.tw ) launched in Oct. 2006<br /><ul><li>Official website (nationwide AT resource platform) for user & provider
  24. 24. Visitor count: 233,733,248(Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2010)</li></ul>2011/09/08<br />
  25. 25. CNS 15390 Assistive products for the disabled - classification and terminology <br />2011/09/08<br />14<br />Assistive products for personal medical treatment<br />Assistive products for training in skills<br />Orthoses and prostheses<br />Assistive products for personal care and protection<br />Assistive products for personal mobility<br />Assistive products for housekeeping<br />Furnishings and adaptations to homes & other premises<br />Assistive products for communication and information<br />Assistive products for handling objects and devices<br />Assistive products for environmental improvement, tools and machines<br />Assistive products for recreation<br />
  26. 26. 15<br />AT product showroom<br />15<br />
  27. 27. AT product showroom<br />(training and promotion)<br />Digital surveillance system<br />16<br />2011/09/08<br />16<br />
  28. 28. 2011/09/08<br />17<br />
  29. 29. Main Development Focus during 2006-2010 in Taiwan<br />2011/09/08<br />18<br />
  30. 30. Flyer (accessible online)-2006<br /><ul><li>Manual wheelchair
  31. 31. Powered wheelchair
  32. 32. Lower limb prostheses and orthoses
  33. 33. Cane, crutches, walker
  34. 34. Wheelchair seat cushion
  35. 35. Pressure relief mattress</li></ul>2011/09/08<br />19<br />Tips for self-maintaining assistive devices<br />
  36. 36. Assistive products for using the toilet<br />Assistive products for washing, bathing & showering<br />Teeth, hair, facial, nail cleaning & care<br />Clothes alterations for elders and disabled<br />2011/09/08<br />20<br />Flyer (accessible online)-2007<br />Assistive products for personal care & protection <br />
  37. 37. Assistive products for eating & drinking <br />Assistive products for preparing food & drink<br />Assistive products for dishwashing<br />Assistive products for house-cleaning<br />Assistive products for making & maintaining textiles<br />2011/09/08<br />21<br />Flyer (accessible online)-2008<br />Assistive products for housekeeping<br />
  38. 38. For infants - outdoors<br />For infants & toddlers - indoors<br />For school children<br />In the office<br />For elders<br />2011/09/08<br />22<br />Flyer (accessible online)-2009<br />Assistive products of sit furniture<br />
  39. 39. Space, pathway & horizontal accessibility<br />Vertical accessibility<br />Barrier-free: restroom<br />Adaptations to current houses <br />Design for new houses<br />2011/09/08<br />23<br />Flyer (accessible online)-2010<br />“Universal design” of public buildings<br />
  40. 40. 2011/09/08<br />24<br />
  41. 41. 2011/09/08<br />25<br />Assistive device subsidy system and measures<br />
  42. 42. Procedures regarding Subsidies and Services to the needs of Assistive Devices for the disabled<br />2011/09/08<br />26<br />
  43. 43. Government Subsidies on assistive devices for the disabled in Taiwan <br />27<br />2011/09/08<br />27<br />
  44. 44. Subsidies to the purchase of assistive devices<br />2011/09/08<br />28<br />
  45. 45. Amount of subsidies on assistive devices for the disabled over past 5 years<br />29<br />2011/09/08<br />29<br />
  46. 46. Assistive Device Subsidy Policy<br />IT Assistive Device Subsidies<br />Future items<br />2011/09/08<br />30<br />
  47. 47. New development of subsidies on assistive devices for the disabled from government in 2011<br />2011/09/08<br />31<br />
  48. 48. 2011/09/08<br />32<br />
  49. 49. 2011/09/08<br />33<br />Conclusions<br />Through more effort from all corners and with the help of AT, the rights of the disabled is well protected.<br />Our ministry will continue to work out on a reasonable and efficient supply and demand AT system to benefit the disabled.<br />Assistive device products classification<br />Modification of the subsidy table<br />Review items for subsidy<br />
  50. 50. 2011/09/08<br />34<br />Thanks for your attention!<br />

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