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Ehpad, retirement home: how much does a place cost in establishments near you?

Ehpad, retirement home: how much does a place cost in establishments near you?
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A map to find out how much a place in an Ehpad costs in France. The UFC que Choisir put a comparator online on Monday, May 16, which provides easy access to information on accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people or retirement homes.

In France, the Ehpad scandal of the Orpea or Korian group recently revealed the treatment conditions of certain residents. In addition to mistreatment, the gap between the quality of reception and the exorbitant prices charged by certain establishments is also pointed out.

It is on this point that the association UFC Que Choisir has focused in a vast compilation of data on these establishments. The UFC evokes a “new scandal linked to nursing homes: the territorial divide“. In question, very variable prices and very disparate numbers of places, which can “vary from simple to quadruple according to the departments“.

ud83dudea8New scandal related to #EHPAD : the territorial divide:
– the number of places can vary from single to quadruple according to the departments
– highly variable out-of-pocket payments: €1,749 in Meuse compared to €3,698 in Paris
Discover our study https://t.co/gaC8AJyJU9 pic.twitter.com/TTxy9gJm14

– UFC-Que Choisir (@UFCquechoisir) May 17, 2022

An interactive map

To allow the French to have a more global view and more transparency in the choice of establishments, the association has also made available a free map, which lists the prices, the number of places, as well as certain services offered in the Ehapd or retirement homes.

To achieve these results, What to choose has compiled all public data accessible for all 7,400 nursing homes or retirement homes throughout France“, indicates the association.

You can consult the card on the UFC Que Choisir website by following this link or by clicking on the image below. Choose your geographical area by filling in the field above on the left of the map and fill in a radius on the right. You can zoom in or out in the map using the “+” and “-” symbols and move around the map by holding down the right mouse button.

Disparities

Thus, while we see on the map proposed in the tweet above that establishments in Hérault and Gard, for example, offer rooms on average for a price of between 2,000 and 2,500 euros per month, it is possible to check in detail the disparities in tariffs even within the departments.

For the Gard for example, in the center of Nîmes, the monthly rate can rise to more than 3,000 €, while further north of the department, in Vigan for example, it is below the 2,000 euro mark. Rates, to which it will often be necessary to add supplements to have services such as internet access or a television in the room, for example.



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