|Re: Use of common area for child care?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Catya Belfer (catyapobox.com)|
|Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:33:30 -0700 (PDT)|
My understanding is that as long as the community can't be construed as running a daycare, it's all good. - cat Catya Belfer - www.catya.org Technical Director - www.cohousing.org Cohousing in MA - www.mosaic-commons.org On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 8:30 PM, David Heimann <heimann [at] theworld.com> wrote: > > > Hello Everyone, > > At our place several families with small children have hired a > caregiver to take care of their children (and some neighboring ones) in the > kids' room of our common house. While it's been working out well, recently > someone raised an issue about potential liability, especially of the condo > association, should something happen to either a child or the caregiver > while this is going on. There's also a possible issue of someone carrying > out a commercial activity in a residential space. > > Have other cohousers on this list had experience with hiring > caregivers for their children, with the care taking place in the common > areas? What legal, liability, insurance, or other issues have you run into > and how (or whether) you were able to address them? > > On the other end of the spectrum, while it hasn't happened yet, it > seems that hiring a caregiver to take care of one or more dependent adults > (elderly, disabled, etc.) in the common areas would lead to similar issues, > so has anyone had to or has addressed the similar issue there? > > Thanks for any information you can share. > > Regards, > David Heimann > JP Cohousing > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > >
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