Guardian Responsibilities

Guardian Responsibilities

Guardianship

What are the responsibilities of a Guardian?

In Your Home:

  • The family should provide meals for the student and treat the student as one of the family.
  • Ensure that the student informs you them of where the student will be when away from the home, and at what time the student expects to be home.
  • There should always be a responsible adult at home during the evenings.
  • It is not considered appropriate for a student under the age of 18 to live with a single male.

In School:

  • Attend school meetings deemed necessary by the principal on behalf of the parents..
  • Ensure the student has regular and punctual school attendance. Failure to meet school attendance requirements can lead to the cancellation of the student visa.
  • Liaise with the school guidance counselor or applicable coordinator concerning student behavior, conduct or any issues that may affect the student’s progress.
  • Notify the school to request leave for the student for medical, dental or any other appointments, specifying the dates and times of their absence.

Student’s Health:

  • Assist the student in seeking necessary medical attention, and obtain proper medical documents from Homestay Florida.
  • Contact Homestay Florida immediately in case of an accident, serious illness, or medical emergency.
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