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Boarders' physical well-being

Boarders' physical well-being and development are provided for and monitored.

Evidence of compliance

A registered non-government school must have in place and implement policies and procedures to provide for and monitor boarders' physical well-being and development that include:

  • supplying food that meets the Australian Dietary Guidelines
  • catering that complies with the requirements of the NSW Food Act 2003
  • facilities, personnel and programs for physical activity.

The school must also have in place and implement policies and procedures for health care including:

  • twenty-four (24) hour access to emergency medical assistance
  • training of all staff directly involved in the supervision of boarders to the equivalent of Provide First Aid (HTLAID003)
  • monitoring the physical health of boarders
  • consent from and notification of parents/guardians regarding the administering of first aid and medical care
  • managing communicable and infectious diseases
  • managing immunisation and screening
  • distribution and monitoring of medication
  • care of ill boarders
  • ancillary health services, including facilities and personnel available on-site and offsite and how to access these services.
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