Health Centre

Good health is a foundation for successful learning and at the John Paul College Health Centre, we encourage students and staff  to experience life to their full potential, promote positive health and support each member of the College family.

Centrally located on campus, the Health Centre is open daily from 8.00 am – 4.00 pm during term time.

Our staff are registered nurses who provide a high level of nursing care for students and staff who fall ill or are injured during the school day.

They adhere to the National School Nursing Professional Practice Standards, demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of School Nursing, incorporating the Health and Development of the child and adolescent, within a set framework of nursing practice.

In partnership with parents and teachers, our staff assists to enact Individual Health Care Plans to support students with underlying health issues.

Each student has a confidential Medical Record completed by parents or guardians on admission with regular updates ensure the delivery of accurate and current health care.

Procedures for students to access the Centre along with an emergency plan, are in place to maximize the security and wellbeing of our students.

 

Our Vision

To assist every member of our John Paul College family to reach their full health potential, enhancing and assisting their learning and life

  • Our aim is to fulfill the ethos of positive education and positive health.
  • The Health Centre is committed to providing diverse and quality holistic health care.
  • The School Nurses care for the physical, psychological and emotional health and wellbeing of every student.

 

Our Services

  • Assess illness and injury;
  • Medication;
  • Immunisation;
  • First Aid and emergency care;
  • Education and advice;
  • Referral to multidisciplinary team;
  • Communication with family and staff.