School health care
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- Public service
School health care is intended for students in comprehensive school and their families. The services are intended for the inhabitants of the Siun sote area.
The aim is to promote pupils' health and support their healthy growth, development and mental well-being in cooperation with parents, teachers and other pupil welfare services.
School health care is statutory health care that is free of charge.
Do the following
School nurses mainly work at school premises. Contact information for schools can be found on their respective websites.
To whom and on what terms
The service is free of charge.
The purpose of school healthcare is to monitor the pupils’ growth and development and to promote their health and well-being. The school healthcare services are also responsible for seeing to that the school environment is healthy and safe and for supporting parents in their educational task. Health examinations are organised for each grade.
School healthcare participates in identifying a pupil’s need for special support. If a pupil has long-term illnesses or they need further tests and treatment, the school healthcare refers them to the right services. If the pupil and any person accompanying them incur costs for a journey related to school healthcare, these costs are reimbursed.