your reasons to consider student health in The Indian Model School,Kottamangalam.
Maternal and Child Health nurses use percentile charts from the World Health Organisation for children between 0 and 24 months of age, which measure:
Preschooler stage and beyond
Maternal and Child Health nurses use percentile charts from the Centre for Disease Control for children between two and 18 years of age, which measure height, weight and Body Mass Index (BMI). BMI is calculated using height measurements, then used to compare a child’s weight relative to height with other children of the same age and gender, using BMI percentile charts.
The following equation can be used to determine BMI: BMI = Weight (kg) / Height (m).
Schools support student health needs by:
Providing first aid
Assisting students with specific medical conditions
Providing health care to students with additional medical requirements i.e. Support with taking medication, in eating or drinking etc
Implementing a range of activities to support preventative health approaches, including immunisation programs
Maintaining confidential medical records.
Care and Support
Schools can assist students with:
Health care for:
Complex care needs
Personal care needs
Transferring and positioning
In eating and drinking
With their personal hygiene
to ensure curriculum continuity.
Times school all teachers aware with :
The school’s first aid procedures
observe their duty of care to students by providing first aid treatment within the limits of their skill, expertise, training and responsibilities.
Schools support first aid by:
ensuring the school’s first aid needs are met
first aid rooms
major first aid kits
portable first aid kits
blood spills and bleeding students
Schools are expected to provide safe, secure, supportive and engaging learning environments so that student participation can be maximised.
Schools (government and selective entry) undertake a range of activities to support student participation including:
Developing student engagement policies
Managing student intake processes such as:
Managing student attendance requirements and supporting school attendance exemption processes
Planning adjustments to support students with additional learning needs or a disability
Supporting student transition from:
Primary school to secondary school
Secondary school to employment or further education and training.