In response to the incident in which three former nursery teachers at a nursery school in Susono City, Shizuoka Prefecture were arrested on suspicion of assaulting children, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato immediately alerted local governments and childcare sites nationwide, and conducted a fact-finding survey. showed the idea of ​​considering

In June, three former nursery teachers at Susono City's licensed nursery school "Sakura Nursery School" pushed the faces of children in the 1-year-old class, hung them in the air with their feet, and hit their heads. was arrested on suspicion of assault.

Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Kato told reporters after the Cabinet meeting, ``It is truly regrettable that such an incident occurred in a place where the safety and security of children should be given due consideration. We would like to cooperate while sharing information with the prefecture and Susono City."

On top of that, ``Last year, we created and disseminated a guideline on how to respond to inappropriate childcare, but we will call attention again.At the same time, we will conduct a survey to understand the actual situation of daycare centers and the responses of local governments. I would like to consider doing it, ”he said, and indicated his intention to consider conducting a fact-finding survey of childcare sites and local governments nationwide.