a. when necessary to attend a sick child, b. if a child shall be accompanied to a medical examination or other follow-up in connection with sickness, or c. if the person responsible for the daily childcare is sick or has leave of absence pursuant to this section owing to another child.
Section 12-9. Child's or childminder's sickness
a. the child is hospitalised and the employee resides at the health institution, b. the child has been discharged from a health institution and the employee must stay at home because the child needs continuous care and attention, or c. the child is suffering from a life-threatening or other extremely serious sickness or injury.
In connection with leave of absence pursuant to (a) and (b) the age limits laid down in the second and third paragraph shall apply. Entitlement to leave of absence pursuant to (c) applies up to and including the calendar year of the child's eighteenth birthday, but regardless of age if the child has a mental disability.