Head lice school policy (example) [NAME OF SCHOOL] Note: This policy is a sample only that incorporates recommended practices. Please read it to ensure it is appropriate to your needs and make any amendments and additions as required. Delete this paragraph from your customised version. Head lice continue to cause concern and frustration for some parents, teachers and children. This school policy is intended to outline roles, responsibilities and expectations of the school community to assist with treating and controlling head lice in a consistent and coordinated manner. Whilst parents have the main responsibility for the detection and treatment of head lice our school community will work in a cooperative and collaborative manner to assist all families to manage head lice effectively. This school policy draws on information from the Scratching for Answers? information pamphlet and management guidelines. It is the expectation of parents/carers and families attending this school that you will: • Check your children’s hair for head lice weekly, at home, using the recommended conditioner/combing detection method.
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