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Fernhill School

Fernhill School

Independence Through Learning

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A health care plan must be completed for any student who:

  • Requires medication to be administered at school on a permanent or long term basis and /or
  • Requires gastrostomy feeds and/or
  • Is diagnosed with epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, anaphylaxis, suffers from seizures or has any other diagnosed medical condition requiring health care procedures at school.

An emergency action plan must be completed for any student that:

  • Requires emergency medication
  • Requires gastrostomy peg feeds and / or medication via port
  • Has Epilepsy or seizures

Emergency action plans are displayed in each classroom. These are prepared with necessary guidelines by a family doctor and signed by both parent and teacher. These plans travelĀ  with students whenever they leave the school grounds. Copies are filed in the school office and an electronic file is kept for each student with health care needs.

Medication is administered by staff with appropriate training. All staff are trained in anaphylaxis, CPR, Asthma and Emergency Care.