What is cost of a nursing home in France?

This is an edited extract from our 2018-2019 French Inheritance Law helpguide, which has a chapter on dependency issues in older age. The guide costs €9.90 (plus P&P) and is available (print or PDF version) from our website, by calling 06 40 55 71 63 or via selected newsagents.

A nursing home for elderly people with ongoing medical needs is known as an EHPAD and can be either state run and thus under the responsibility of the council / public hospitals or private. Private homes cost up to 50% more than state ones and have shorter waiting lists.

Price factors include staff-to-patient ratio, services and location (rural ones are cheaper) and the cost is between €1,500 to €4,000/ ...

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