The Laverton P-12 College Sickbay is located in the Create Building and is open from 9:00am – 3.10pm.
Parents are advised to collect students from sick bay and are required to sign their child out when collected.
NO Medication should be in a student’s possession.
The only medication allowed to be carried by a student is Ventolin or similar asthma inhalers. Pain relief permission forms are to be completed and signed by a parent/guardian before the First Aid Co-ordinator can administer medication eg. Paracetamol. If a signed form has not been obtained, parents will be called and verbal consent from parent/guardian will be obtained Regular daily medication MUST be stored in the Sickbay and a covering note and discussion with the First Aid Co-ordinator is required It is preferable for medication to be given in its original prescribed package with details as to the dosage required.
Head lice inspections are performed by the First Aid Co-ordinator unless parent/guardian consent has not been given Students must be treated with the correct shampoo treatment on the day of notification If head lice or eggs are detected a note will be sent home and the student will need to report to the First Aid Co-ordinator on return to school for a follow up check. Students will be excluded from school if live lice has not been treated from the previous day’s inspection.
Further information can be obtained from the College First Aid Co-ordinator or visit: www.health.vic.gov.au/headlice