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Child and Family Center FAQ
I'm trying to arrange care for my elderly parent. Can you help me?
Explore elder care options or contact the Child & Family Center at 936-1990. Care.com can assist.
Can you help me find child care for my child?
The Tennessee State Department of Human Services website has a listing of child care centers. View their webpage.
What do I look for when choosing a nursing home?
There are many things to look for when choosing a nursing home. The U.S. Government has a great checklist you can use to help you get started. Check out the nursing home checklist. If you prefer, call us at 936-1990 and we'll be glad to help.
Do you provide any of the resource services that are listed on the website?
No, we do not provide these services. We provide listings or links to assist members of the Vanderbilt community in finding resources and/or services that will help them better balance work and family.
Are nursing homes inspected by anyone?
Yes, nursing homes are inspected and licensed. You can compare inspection records of nursing homes that receive Medicare and Medicaid funds.
Do I need to pre-register for the Boomers, Elders, and More Lunchtime Series?
No, you do not need to pre-register for the Boomers, Elders, and More Lunchtime Series. Lunch is not provided at these programs, but feel free to bring your own.
I have searched your web site and cannot find what I need. Please help.
Please give us a call at 936-1990 or request information via our Contact Us form. We will work with you to find the answers to your questions and the appropriate resources.
Does Vanderbilt have a drop-in child care center?
Vanderbilt does not have a drop-in center, but we provide options for back-up care. View our website for back-up care options.
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Do you provide support for caregivers?
Vanderbilt has a caregiver support group that meets on a monthly basis to assist you in your caregiver role. The group meets the second Wednesday of every month in Medical Center East (South Tower). View the details on our website.