Sacred Stanford School, Dagham
Medical Aid for students
Safety and health of students are important to us.
Healthy students are more likely to attend school and are better able to focus in class, which ultimately leads to higher test scores and overall higher classroom achievement.
SICKNESS AND ACCIDENTS
SICKNESS, ACCIDENTS AND FIRST AID
It is important for parents to keep the school informed of changes to telephone numbers so that contact can be made quickly if necessary.
INFECTION A GUIDE TO EXCLUSION FOR SICK CHILDREN
Chicken Pox Exclude until recovered or for at leats 5 days after blisters first appear
Diphtheria Exclude until a medical certificate is produced
Hepatitis (A) Exclude until a medical certificate is produced
Measles Exclude for at least 4 days from the appearance of the rash
Meningitis (bacterial) Exclude until well
Meningococcal Infection Exclude until well
Mumps Exclude for at least 9 days after the onset of symptoms
Leprosy Exclude until approval to return has been given by Medical Officer of Health
Poliomyelitis Exclude for at least 14 days from onset and until a medical certificate is produced
Rubella Exclude until fully recovered or for at least 4 days after the rash appears
Streptococcal Infection Exclude until person has received antibiotic treatment for at least 24 hours and has recovered from the illness.
Tuberculosis Exclude until approval to return has been given by Medical Officer of Health
Typhoid Fever Exclude until a medical certificate is produced
Whooping Cough Exclude for at least 5 days after starting antibiotic treatment
Common Local Diseases Affecting Skin, Hair and Eyes
- Conjunctivitis Exclude until discharge from eyes ceases
- Impetigo (school sores) Exclude until appropriate treatment has commenced and sores on exposed
- Surfaces are covered with a dressing.
- Ringworm, Scabies Exclude until the day after treatment has commenced
- Pediculosis (lice)
Other Conditions which may be infectious in nature
Diarrhoea: Exclude until diarrhoea ceases