Retirement housing and Care homes in Switzerland


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Our translations might help you in conversations or in your searches on the Internet. Please remember that our translations are approximate at best since provision and types of accommodation and services for elderly people can differ widely from country to country even within the old European Union boundaries.

English French / German
Accommodation and services for later life Etablissements et services pour séniors (French)
Care home (residential) Maison de retraite (French) Altenheim, Altenwohnheim (German)
Close Care Logements attenants à une maison de retraite (French) Aanleunwonen (Dutch)
Hospice Centre de soins palliatifs (French)
Long term care Soins de longue durée (French)
Hospice Centre de soins palliatifs (French)
Nursing home Etablissement de soins de longue durée (French) Altenplfegeheim, Pflegeheim (German)
Respite Seniorurlaub (German)
Retirement housing Résidence avec services (French) Seniorenwohnung, Seniorenstift (German)
Sheltered housing Logement-foyer, foyer-logement (French) Betreutes wohnen (German)

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