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St. Elisabeth

St. Elisabeth residential care facility, Pegnitz

Opening: October 2005

Pegnitz is also referred to as the gateway to Franconian Switzerland and, with its picturesque downtown and excellent infrastructure, it is a popular place of residence. Pegnitz has developed into the home of globally active companies and offers a variety of shopping opportunities. Owing to its convenient location, it is the ideal starting point for a wide range of leisure opportunities. St. Elisabeth is centrally located in Pegnitz, about a 10-minute walk to the city centre. A bus stop is located directly in front of the building.


The facility provides space for 50 people in need of care and support. On the first, second and third floors, there are 38 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom apartments ranging from 22 m² to 52 m². If necessary, the apartments can be turned into two-bedroom apartments (e.g. for married couples).

All apartments are designed for senior citizens – they ensure accessibility for the disabled, feature a spacious wheelchair-friendly shower, toilet, space for a nursing bed and nursing aids, a kitchenette, separate bells and letter boxes. The décor and design can be chosen completely freely according to the residents’ own wishes and needs.

Day care

There is a day-care unit in the building with recreational and rest areas, which can be used by all the residents in the care facility, as well as external guests. The day-care unit provides space for a total of 59 people in need of nursing and general care and is geared to the needs of the day-care guests. It offers space for cooking and eating meals, employment, leisure and group activities, as well as areas for peace and quiet, rest or a cosy get-together in more familiar company.