Re: Caring for residents
From: Alice Alexander (alicecohousgmail.com)
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:42:31 -0700 (PDT)
Many communities are addressing this issue!
Here's a helpful resource on the Coho/US website from Sharon Villines from
June 2015: Neighborly Support vs Health Care
<http://www.cohousing.org/node/3156>
Alice Alexander, Coho/US Executive Director


On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:55 AM, Richard L Kohlhaas <rlkohl [at] earthlink.net>
wrote:

>
> At Casa Verde, we have organized a committee to investigate coordinating
> assistance, such as meals, driving, shopping, help with
> housework, personal care, etc, for members who are (temporarily) disabled
> due to injury, illness, etc. .
>
> We have recognized potential problems, e.g. how long is "temporary", what
> about mental illness, legal liability.
>
> Have any other communities dealt with this type of situation?
>
>
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> Dick Kohlhaas <rlkohl [at] earthlink.net>
> (719)633-8170
> Board Member, Cohousing Association of the US
> Resident of  Colorado Springs Cohousing Community at Casa Verde Commons
> Completed March 2003. 34 units on 4 acres     www.casaverde.us
>
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Alice Alexander
Executive Director
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