3.5k
Daycare and childcare providers in Winnipeg, Toronto, Vancouver, Ontario etc. in CanadaGarderies à Montréal ou au QuébecFind daycare or childcare providers in the USA
Forum control
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Outgoing
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    440
    Thanked
    109 Times in 86 Posts

    Health issues and daycare closing

    So, lately I've been having some health issues. Nothing very serious but definitely some days are more difficult than others. I've been able to manage but now it seems like medical appointments will become a bit more frequently and that means I will need to close the daycare more often. When I say frequently I mean maybe 3-4 more times for testing and follow ups and hopefully it will be resolved at the end of this. I've closed twice so far and feel horrible every time. My families have been very understanding and no one complained ...yet. I still fear how it will affect my business. I am looking for a someone who can fill in on those days. I already changed my insurances to cover for an employee. The thing is there is only one person I trust to cover for me and she is not available at this time. She did say she was interested but she has a lot on her plate right now. I don't need an employee on a regular basis but only to cover these appointments.

    Have any of you been through this and how have you dealt with it ?

    Thanks for your help once again.

  2. #2
    apples and bananas
    Guest
    It's hard when we have to close as we feel an obligation to our clients. If I were in this situation I wouldn't have anyone cover me, it's just not in my comfort zone.

    I would advise my parents that I will be closing more often then normal, hopefully short term. I would pick a day for apt where I was inconveniencing the least amount of clients. I would also book as far in advance as possible and give as much notice as possible.

    Hopefully they all have back up and you can maintain the same clients. I wouldn't leave a daycare because they had medical issues that made them close the odd time unless they geve me little to no notice. I think as long as your respectful and plan ahead you'll be ok.

    I hope all is well with you and this becomes very short term.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to apples and bananas For This Useful Post:


Similar Threads

  1. Home daycare closing in NS
    By nschildcare in forum Daycare equipment & furniture
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-13-2014, 12:38 PM
  2. Closing my daycare
    By DaycareLady in forum The day-to-day as a daycare provider
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 08-07-2013, 07:46 AM
  3. Closing Daycare & Terminating
    By mop in forum Managing a daycare
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-26-2013, 12:28 PM
  4. Farewell : Closing my daycare !
    By DisneyPrincess in forum The day-to-day as a daycare provider
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 07-23-2013, 01:40 PM
  5. Closing a daycare? Not sure what needs to be done!
    By agesandstages in forum Daycare documents
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-11-2013, 12:23 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

A few tips...

Do not hesitate to refer to this article to help you choose a daycare provider, know which questions to ask, have an idea of what to look for...
Updates
We expect providers to keep their listing and available openings up-to-date. However, to prevent oversights, openings expire after 45 days.
Partner in your
search for a daycare provider