[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.

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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