Tag:amenity=nursing_home

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Description
A home for disabled/elderly persons who need permanent care. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Amenities
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Description

A home for disabled or elderly persons who need permanent care. Names vary; in some places in the English-speaking world this sort of facility might be referred to as "assisted living" [more permanent, with nursing staff], "care homes with nursing", "rest home", or many other variations. The distinction is that constant nursing care is available and in case of a nursing home, constantly (24/7) required.

Alternatives

See amenity=social_facility for an alternative tagging scheme, which allows a finer distinction of the type of the facility, e.g. social_facility=nursing_home, and the target groups (senior, disabled, mental_health, etc.). Note that many of the social_facility tags can be used equally well with this one: for instance, social_facility:for=senior.

See also