Jourhem

English translation: Emergency foster care

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Swedish term or phrase:Jourhem
English translation:Emergency foster care
Entered by: Catherine Skala

18:01 Sep 28, 2015
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Swedish term or phrase: Jourhem
Familjehem, jourhem, utredningshem finns för att ta emot barn.
Catherine Skala
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:09
Emergency foster care
Explanation:
For uses of the English term see here http://tinyurl.com/najcves
I don't know if you were stumped by the "jour" in jourhem, but it is like "jourhavande" e.g. "jourhavande läkare" "on-call doctor", a temporary foster home that is "on call". Apologies if I am explaining the obvious!
Selected response from:

Agneta Pallinder
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:09
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your help! :)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +1Emergency foster care
Agneta Pallinder


  

Answers


1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Emergency foster care


Explanation:
For uses of the English term see here http://tinyurl.com/najcves
I don't know if you were stumped by the "jour" in jourhem, but it is like "jourhavande" e.g. "jourhavande läkare" "on-call doctor", a temporary foster home that is "on call". Apologies if I am explaining the obvious!

Agneta Pallinder
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:09
Meets criteria
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your help! :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anna Herbst
1 day 8 hrs
  -> Thanks Anna!
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search