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Health support training

Information on health support training requirements and how staff can access training. 

Health support training providers

A summary of training providers is listed below in alphabetic order of the health or personal care need. Go to managing health in education or care for more information. 

Topic Organisation Details
Acquired brain injury Women's and Children's Hospital Child and Adolescent Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (CABIRS)
Anaphylaxis and severe allergies ASCIA

Anaphylaxis e-training for Australasian early childhood centres or schools.

Asthma Asthma Australia

Free online training.

Chronic illness EDMed Professional Development (free education sessions)
Continence Continence Resource Centre (CRC)
  • 1300 885 886
  • continence [at] sa.gov.au
Continence Novita
  • 1300 668 482
  • training [at] novita.org.au
Diabetes Country Health SA Local Health Network Diabetes Service

May be able to assist to provide advice and assistance to support children in rural and remote areas.

Diabetes Diabetes SA/VIC
Diabetes Nadine Harrison (credentialed diabetes educator)
  • 0422 250 635
  • targetdiabetes [at] yahoo.com.au
Diabetes Women's and Children's Hospital

Endocrinology and Diabetes department may be able to provide advice and assistance through Diabetes Nurse Educators.

  • 8161 6402

 

First aid Department for Education

Refer to the department's work health and safety intranet

Infection control Hand Hygiene Australia (HHA)
Medication management Women's and Children's Hospital, disability service

 

Specialised training is required for administration of some medications. Refer to medication management for details.

Neurodiversity BeyondBlue
Neurodiversity Black Dog Institute
Neurodiversity Centre for Emotional Health
Neurodiversity Friends Resilience
Neurodiversity RUOK? In Education
Oral eating and drinking Feeding matters
Oral eating and drinking Novita
Oral eating and drinking Queensland Health (recommended by WCH speech pathologists)
Osteogenesis imperfecta Novita

Novita may be able to provide training or consultancy to support the children with osteogenesis imperfecta.

  • 1300 668 482
  • training [at] novita.org.au
Seizures and epilepsy Registered Nurse Delegation of Care Program (RNDCP)
Seizures and epilepsy Epilepsy Action Australia
Seizures and epilepsy Epilepsy Centre
Spina bifida Novita
  • 1300 668 482
  • training [at] novita.org.au
Transfer and positioning Novita

 

Contact

Disability and complex needs team

Phone: 8226 0515
Email: education.health [at] sa.gov.au