Policies

Our current school policies include:

Short Term Medication Procedures

Antibiotics and Other Medications, Including Over-the-Counter Medications

Any medication (including Panadol, Nurofen etc) must come in original pharmacy packaging and be accompanied by a Medication Authority Form completed and signed by a doctor or pharmacist and signed by parent/guardian which matches the pharmacy label and must include the following:

  • Name of child
  • Medication name (generic name eg paracetamol not panadol)
  • Dose
  • Strength
  • Administration time
Please Note - staff cannot administer eyedrops/creams or topical medications.

Medication must be handed to the front office at the beginning of the day, adult to adult.

Medication will be administered by a staff member at the required time and recorded on a Medication Log.

The first dose of any medication should not be taken at school; the child should be supervised by the family or health professional in case of an allergic reaction.

Asthma Plans

Students with asthma who require medication to be held at school will need to have the following completed by their medical practitioner and a parent/guardian:

Students with asthma who carry their own medication also need to have an Asthma Care Plan completed by their medical practitioner and a parent/guardian.

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