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Switzerland - Retirement housing and Care homes


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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

Accommodation and services for elderly peopleEtablissements et services pour personnes agées (French)
Care home (residential)Altenheim, Altenwohnheim (German)
Care home (residential)Maison de retraite (French)
Close CareLogements attenants à une maison de retraite (French)
HospiceCentre de soins palliatifs (French)
Long term careSoins de longue durée (French)
Nursing homeAltenplfegeheim, Pflegeheim (German)
Nursing homeEtablissement de soins de longue durée (French)
RespiteSeniorurlaub (German)
Retirement housingSeniorenwohnung, Seniorenstift (German)
Retirement housingRésidence avec services (French
Sheltered housingBetreutes wohnen (German)
Sheltered housingLogement-foyer, foyer-logement (French)

If you can help us improve these translations, please contact alex.billeter@eac.org.uk.