Nearly 400 b & b owners, present in 35 departments, are committed to provide weeks of vacation for caregivers in first line against the Covid-19, "free of charge or at rates very low," announced Wednesday, the network Gites de France. "A page dedicated to it, referencing all the available accommodations, enables health care providers to identify and locate with a few clicks of the accommodations available ", a list that will evolve throughout the season, accurate Gites de France in a press release.
This transaction is addressed to any person that can justify a trade of nursing (hospital staff, and long-term care facilities, aid person, health assistants, doctors), " but also, more broadly, to the employees of the establishments of health in France ", adds the network, which counts some 70 000 approved accommodation, located mostly in rural areas.
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At the heart of the health crisis, some 1 300 houses, located near hospitals, had already been made available to doctors, nurses, and orderlies by the associative network. Other similar initiatives have developed in recent weeks the attention of the nursing staff, who fought against the Covid-19, via of the "good holidays" to be used in networks to camping or in tourism regions, such as the Béarn or the basque Country, or "lots" (holidays, weekends, visits) offered by hotels or restaurants. The majority of the French decided to spend the summer holidays in france, a destination of refuge for those that the health crisis makes prudent, with a desire for increased green space, focusing on the countryside and the mountain in particular.