The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and the Vancouver Board of Education have developed services for students with nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy needs. The level and source of involvement varies with the type of support the student requires.
Support may include
Assessing the needs of a child
Developing individualized Health Care Plans to
guide staff in caring for students in the classroom environment who have
complex health needs
Training support staff to provide direct care to
Supporting students in accessing and
participating in the school environment
Students are eligible for this service when they have health care
needs or physical disabilities. Referral for service can be made through
School-Based Team and/or the school nurse.