[Tagging] New childcare proposal (malenki)

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Apr 18 22:48:16 UTC 2013


malenki <osm_ at malenki.ch> wrote:

> def onion wrote on Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:12:48 +0200:
> 
> >Your right, orphanages are a kind of childcare facilities as well.
> >From my point of view they are more of a long term service and i
> would
> >put them to the social failities.
> >But perhaps its a good idea to view the childcare tag under a broader
> >perspective. What would be of interest beside orphanages?
> 
> I don't know much about these social facilities in my country let
> alone
> others. I just know that the "real" orphanages where only orphans were
> attended don't seem to exist.
> Looking at WP for Germany, there are mentioned:
> * assisted living
> * group homes for youths
> * mother-child-care
> * secure accommodation
> * short time accomodation
> and combinations of them
> 
> As Brian points out maybe "my" part of this topic should be placed at
> social facilities, but childcare should at least link to and/or
> mention
> it.
> 
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Group homes for youths might be the current-day equivalent.  There would certainly have to be some provision for children who have been orphaned or abandoned  and who don't yet have foster parents or adoptive parents.

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