[Tagging] nursing homes and group homes

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Mon Jun 27 09:48:44 UTC 2016


On 27 June 2016 at 11:20, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> From my understanding, these are different things, where a nursing home is a
> place for people in need of permanent care (maybe in groups but more likely
> not), while group_home is a very specific kind of structure for which
> (small) groups (of the people to be looked after) are necessarily required.

No, in my opinion, amenity=social_facility+social_facility=group_home
was intended as a structured way of tagging amenity=nursing_home.

Whether we should deprecate the latter is a different question, but in
my opinion they are equivalent.

-- Matthijs



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