|amenity = retirement_home|
|A home for elderly persons.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
|Please consider using the newer tagging amenity=social_facility + social_facility=assisted_living + social_facility:for=senior instead. As of 13/7/2018 there are 2301 objects with social_facility=assisted_living and any kind of social_facility:for=* (i.e. roughly the same usage numbers).|
A nursing home is primarily that a nursing home implies constantly-available (medical) care and a retirement home does not.is a multi-residence home for elderly persons who do not need permanent care. Names and definitions vary; in some places in the English speaking world this may be called an old people's home, a retirement village, or a retirement community. The distinction between this and a
How to tag?
Set a node at the center of the feature or draw an area along its outline. Add the tag amenity=retirement_home. If there are outdoor spaces as well, use the tag on the site polygon (draw the perimeter of the retirement home grounds).
See amenity=social_facility for an alternative tagging scheme, which allows a finer distinction of the type of the facility. Use social_facility=assisted_living and the target group social_facility:for=senior.
Tags to use in combination
- amenity=social_facility + social_facility=assisted_living + social_facility:for=senior (assisted living)
- amenity=nursing_home for facilities with permanent care, also amenity=social_facility + social_facility=nursing_home + social_facility:for=senior (nursing home)
- amenity=social_facility + social_facility=group_home + social_facility:for=senior (group home for elderly)