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This Week's Carenote - 04/19/11
I stumbled on your Web site while trying to find a place
to take my 87-year-old mom on Saturdays (so that I can get a
break and really give the house a good cleaning). I
have called and talked to so many places that offer daycare
during the week, but there is nothing on Saturdays.
When I called the last place on my list to see if Saturday
care was available, the woman said, “Sorry, we only have
weekday service for daycare.” Jokingly, I said, “Maybe
I’ll start my own Saturday respite.” The woman thought
that was a great idea and said I would have plenty of
clients. Well, that was over six months ago and I am
still thinking about a Saturday respite.
All of that
said, I need to ask, how do I start up a small respite
Saturday or weekend daycare? Do you know anyone who
can direct me or help me out? I figured maybe four
clients (including my mom) with one hired person experienced
in the aged and medical background.
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