La Vostra Llar Gracia
Spain, Barcelona

The Gracia house is located in the middle of the beautiful old town in the heart of Barcelona. Shops and public transport are easily accessible and are within walking distance. Not far away are the two houses of the artist Antoni Gaudi. Many other attractions, such as the Sagrada Familia cathedral are easily reachable by bus.

Facility

The Gracia house is one of 6 houses of the La VostraLlar group in southern Spain. The Gracia is a very sophisticated house with a very open, modern architecture. The old building was completely renovated and modernized 2 years ago. All floors can be reached via a lift. The building is fully handicapped accessible. The common areas of the 40 senior citizens consist of a community group room for activities, a dining room and a beautiful, shaded roof terrace overlooking the neighbouring houses. The inviting roof terrace has very comfortable seating areas. The beauty salon with hairdressing, pedicure and physiotherapy are a dream forany resident.

Rooms and furnishing

The facility has 40 senior-friendly apartments. All units have a disabled bathroom. The apartments are very modern, bright and friendly. They are fully furnished but residents can equip them with their own furniture. A private air conditioning system ensures a pleasant indoor climate on hot days. The apartments are available in different sizes. Telephone, internet and an emergency call system are standard amenities. German TV is available. Some apartments have a glass bay which allow the rooms to be even brighter.

Meals

An extensive, culinary menu is served here offeringfive daily meals. The food is Spanish.

Resident Structure

The 40 residents are all from Spain. The facility is suitable for energetic seniors who wish to spend their twilight years in the heart of Barcelona. But also residents in need of care can be well looked after.

Staff

Most of the very friendly 27 employees are from Spain. For smooth communication, our partner in Spain translateseverything into German. There, he takes care of all the interests of the elderly with his staff and accompanies them, especially during the familiarization period.

Care

A daily activity program provides variety in everyday life. Activities such as concerts, Quigong and festivals are offered. The seniors in need of care and dementia are looked after in the group room and, together with their caregivers, manage everyday life.

Medical care

A family doctor visits the facility weekly. Barcelona has several leading university hospitals. A pharmacy delivers the medication. The treatment costs are taken care of by the German health insurance as per theEuropean agreement.

Costs

A place costs between 2100 € and 2200 € monthly for all levels of need. The German long-term care funds cover part of the nursing costs as part of the long-term care allowance, depending on the level of care, from 316 € in grade 2 to 901 € in nursing grade 5.

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