occur despite supervision. Minor accidents are treated at school. Slight
cuts and grazes are normally treated by cleaning with cold water and
applying a plaster to the wound. When a dressing has been put on a wound,
parents are requested to inspect the wound when the child comes home from
- In the event
of an accident/child becoming ill, every possible effort will be made to
contact the pupil's parents or the persons delegated to take responsibility
for the pupil.
complete the form giving details of home/work phone numbers. The school
should be notified immediately of changes of address and/or changes of
co-operation in this matter could result in a delay in having your child
attended to medically, should the need arise.
ensure that deputies' consent has been received and that they live locally.
will not accept responsibility for any medical expenses incurred.
- The Board of
Management recommends that all parents avail of the facility to take out
insurance to cover medical expenses incurred as a result of an accident in