In France is “ Maison de retraite “ interchangeable with “Ephad”?
Is there any distinction between a facility where aged people live together and do not need care and a facility where aged people need nursing care?
Freeform Writing Exercise B1
From my understanding an EPHAD ( établissement d'hébergement pour personnes âgées dépendantes)is a 'maison de retraite' ( a care home) but for people who can longer live an autonomous life and need a high level of care and medical aid.
Take a look at the following interesting page which will give you further detail -
Hope this helps!
Sign in to submit your answer
Don't have an account yet? Join today
Test your French to the CEFR standard