When someone in a school community is diagnosed with cancer, people usually want to help but may not be sure where to start. Cancer in the School Community is a guide for school staff who would like to support students, families and colleagues affected by cancer. The content is relevant for all primary and secondary school staff and it may also be useful for parents, students and family members.
Cancer in the School Community
Anaphylaxis resources for schools
Schools need to be allergy aware and work with parents, guardians and children in the management of anaphylaxis. These resources provide guidelines and information for managing anaphylaxis in a school environment.
Manage My Asthma Kids Club
The manage my asthma kids club is a free club for kids with asthma aged 5-12 years. The club aims to provide children and their parents with asthma information in regular newsletters and also provides free one on one asthma education. There are also regular giveaways, competitions and resources.
Healthy Bladder and Bowels
Our agency can provide health promotion and information on healthy bladder and bowel function for students. We can provide professional development for professional and support staff on how to manage bladder and bowel health issues ( including incontinence – either wetting or soiling, constipation and urgency) in typically developing as well as students with disabilities.
Epilepsy Smart Schools
A nationwide schools program that helps schools to meet their duty of care to children living with epilepsy. Teacher training opportunities (both in person and via an online learning portal) and a free web based platform containing school resources and epilepsy management templates are available through Epilepsy WA and the Epilepsy Smart Schools Website.
Life Education Programs
Life Education WA provide a range of age appropriate Curriculum outcome based programs from Kindergarten to Year 6. Click for more information for K and PP and for primary modules here. The sections marked in yellow refer to Mental Health outcomes. Life Education WA partner with both Government and Non Government Schools and provide education to around 30,000 primary students each year.