Allergy Information

Allergies in School 


Top Tips for Parents 


Parents of children living with allergies can help the school care for their child for taking responsibility for keeping staff informed about their child's allergic coondition (s) for example you can:


*Inform the school that your child has an allergy at the time they are enrolled or when the diagnosis is made by a health professional

*Work together with staff to develop a risk minimsation plan that is specific to your child 

*Provide the school with your child's up to date allergy action plan that has been signed by your child's doctor 

*Provide staff with an emergency medical kit for your child including any prescribed medications such as an adreneline auto-injector (AAI) 

*Reguarly check the expiry date of any required medications 


Talking to Staff 


When talking to teachers and staff about your child's allergies, discussions should cover the following: 


*Causes, symptoms and treatment of your child's allergy 

*How staff identify students at risk of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis

*What preventative measures are in place and what they would be willing to adapt on if they are not currently suitable to your child's needs 

*The school's first aid and emergency response procedures 

*The staff's role in responding to an allergic reaction 

*Where medications such as AAI's are kept and how accessible they are 



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