A home from home at the end of life

Video Testimonial

Testimonials from officials and health professionals

Exract of a letter dated 17 juillet 2012, from Monsieur Pierre-François Unger, Conseiller d’Etat, Département des affaires régionales, de l’économie et de la santé.


"Thank you for your welcome during the visit that I made, together with Monsieur Adrien Bron, Director General of Health, on 3 July 2012.

We were very favourably impressed by the peaceful environment and the functioning of the house, and we were very touched by the pervasive atmosphere of warmth and conviviality.    

The quality of the patient care at the end of life, their accompaniment and the support to families which are offered at La Maison de Tara, are remarkable."



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Testimonials from residents and families

(translated from French unless otherwise stated)

“A huge thank you to all the team at La Maison de Tara who enabled us to gently accompany our mother until her last breath.   Just as centres to give birth are needed so are hospices needed as a place of passing.  A time such as this, which is so profound, merits being accompanied in awareness and in love.  All our family is grateful to you for your qualities of welcome, linked with kindness, compassion, listening and commitment.”  -  the daughter of a resident

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About us

La Maison de Tara was founded in Geneva in 2007 as a public utility charity in the lineage of the Hospice Movement. Its goal is to provide patients and their family, with care and support during the last days of life.

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