Work-life-balance

Relative Care

In Switzerland a large number of people in need for care are looked after by members of their families. This task, in addition to paid employment can lead to high burdens. Also the need for care often occurs unexpectedly and can hardly be planned in its course.

Further information

Here you will find links on the subjects relative care and relief possibilities.

The city of Bern offers various services for support and relief in the city of Bern.

The Swiss red cross offers help and care in daily life, accompaniment and transport service for people with limited mobility and support of relatives. 

Entlastungsdienst Schwhttps://www.entlastungsdienst.ch/bern/eiz is a relief service that supports relatives and takes care about people of every age. Its core competence lies in the care of people with a physical or mental disability. 

Pro Senectute supports seniors in daily life in the fields of administration, houskeeping and nutrition and offers advice in the areas of housing, health, finances, life planning and provision.

Spitex Bern provides basic and treatment care, clarifies the need for care and advises patients and their relatives.

The agency seniorenzuhause simplifies the daily life of seniors and their relatives and allows people to stay longer at home.

The Schweizerische Alzheimervereinigung supports people with dementia diseases and their relatives.

Nachbarschaft Bern provides a platform for supporting one another in the neighbourhood.