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EVERY CHILD MATTERS
BE HEALTHY

SPECIAL NEEDS NURSING AT PARK LANE SCHOOL

Janet Luther is in school Monday -Friday 08:45 until 15:15
Please feel free to contact me to discuss any health matter relating to your child, either by phone, email, or drop in to my office if you are in school.
 
Direct dial 01625 384043 answer phone available, I will always get back to you.

 
The aim of the school nurse is maintain and promote the health of the children.
We like to see:
 
 
How can the school nurse help the children to be as healthy as possible?
When you child starts school………
Janet will assess him/her as soon as possible to establish their health needs while in school.
This will involve:
o Completing a health assessment with a parent/carer.
o Liaising with other professionals involved in the care of your child.
o Advising education and other professionals regarding the individual needs your child may have.
 
Some of the things the
school nurse
does to help children to be healthy:
Health checks
Height and weight

Continence advice

Health Promotion advice

Advice about common health problems
Giving Medication
Clinics in school

Medical procedures in school

Healthy eating advice

The School Nurse also:

Is available to all parents to discuss any health related issues

Is available to all children and young people

Liaises with other professionals involved in your child’s care

Advises education staff on individual children’s health needs

Education staff training

Involved in Safeguarding

 

Personal Social Health Education
 
 
The school nurse is able to:
 
 
v give individual children advice
v assist in PSHE Lessons
v discuss issues with parents
 
 
Some topics involved are:
v Emotional well being
v Puberty
v Smoking, drugs and alcohol awareness
v Sexual health
v Sex and relationships
v Bullying
v Keeping safe
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Specialist Schools and Academies Trust
Positive About Disabled People

Healthy Schools

Cheshire East Council
 
Park Lane School
Address: Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 8JR
 Tel: 01625 384040 Fax: 01625 511191