St Leonard’s College has a Health Centre available to students and staff each school day. The Health Centre is staffed by registered nursing staff: Margaret Benjamin (Monday to Friday) and Robyn Powell (Friday).
Students attend the Health Centre for a range of needs:
first aid, illness, consultations, supervision of
medication, emergency care, referrals to specialists, asthma management and diabetic management.
A Health Centre notification slip will be stapled to the student's record book giving a brief account of treatment and follow up action if applicable.
Parents are encouraged to contact the Health Centre if they require any advice regarding infectious diseases and school attendance.
It is the policy of St Leonard’s College that restricted medications are administered by Health Centre staff. Please contact the Health Centre for further advice.
Goals of the Health Centre
To provide nursing care to all students and staff within the school environment
To promote a healthy school community.
To educate and care for students dealing with health and social issues.
To assist students with their individual health needs so they can fully participate in class.
To maintain confidential records of student health information.
To assist with emergency care.
To assist local medical officer with the immunisation program for year 7 Hep B, meningococcal and year 10 diphtheria and tetanus.
To facilitate support groups for students with specific health needs.
To provide advice to staff in supporting students with specific health needs in the school environment.