Aims

  • To offer a tailored programme of education to assist pupils' reintegration into school after illness
  • To support and advise schools on skills and strategies to aid reintegration to school
  • To engage with parents and carers to enable them to help their child with learning strategies while coping with a medical condition
  • To liaise with and signpost to other agencies for further support

 

Who is the service for?

  • Pupils of statutory school age resident in Central Bedfordshire
  • Pupils who have planned absences from school for a significant period for a medical reason
  • Pupils whose attendance has been affected due to a medical reason
  • Pupils reintegrating back into school following a period of absence due to a medical reason

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Referrals are to be made by schools to HAST Medical Needs team
  • All referrals should include the school and medical referral form signed by the relevant medical practitioner
  • Pupils MUST engage with appropriate healthcare packages and attend their healthcare appoinments.  Without engagement, tuition will cease
  • The first 3 weeks (15 days) of absence remains the school's responsibility
  • To secure prolonged support, current medical evidence will be required and a treatment plan in place
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