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Medical Conditions

 

Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions: Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England April 2014

This document contains both statutory guidance and non-statutory advice and forms a part of the Children & Families Act 2014. Governors must have regard to this when carrying out their statutory duty to make arrangements to support pupils at school with medical conditions. Early years settings should continue to apply the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage. This document replaces previous guidance on Managing medicines in schools and early years settings published in March 2005.

 

Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions: Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England April 2014

 

Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions: check list for schools

A simple of audit for governing bodies to assess their compliance with the supporting pupils at school with medical conditions.

 

Medical conditions in school checklist

 

Physical Impairment and Medical Support Team (PIMS Team)

The Somerset PIMS Team work in schools in collaboration with children/young people, parents, carers, schools and other agencies, to ensure that children and young people with physical and or medical support needs are educationally and socially included in their schools and able to reach their full potential.

 

PIMS team

 

Signposting information for Somerset schools seeking support for complex childhood medical conditions

This simple directory lists a broad range of paediatric medical conditions, links to further information and contact details for relevant health services that may be able to provide advice and support.

  

Sign-posting for health care conditions in school

 

Somerset Governor Services

Support for school governors.

 

Somerset Governor Services

 

Somerset Parent Carer Forum

Support for parents of children with physical or learning impairments. Includes ‘Finding your Way’ a local guide for Somerset parent.

 

Somerset Parent Carer Forum

 

The Common Assessment Framework

The CAF is the preferred assessment in all of Somerset's multi - agency partnerships, including the partnership between Children's Centres, Health Visitors and Children's Social Care Early Intervention teams to provide both targeted and universal services for children and their families through the Healthy Child Programme

 

Somerset Common Assessment Framework