Parents/Guardians of Children with Asthma Responsibility Checklist
Parents/guardians are responsible for providing child care providers with up-to-date information about their child's asthma and the necessary medications and equipment. Information should be provided to the child care centre at the start of each year regardless of whether the child is a new student. The child care centre should also be informed of any changes to the child's asthma situation that will affect his/her routine, performance and/or ability to participate in activities.
Please ensure to:
Complete the forms included in the Asthma Information Package:
- Request and Consent for the Administration of Medication Form
- Child Asthma Management Plan
- Parents/Guardians of Children with Asthma Responsibility Checklist
Attend a meeting with child care centre administrator and/or child care provider to discuss the completed forms included in the Asthma Information Package.
Alert the centre to any changes in your child's medical condition (e.g., change in medication).
Ensure medication for your child is well labelled, up to date (i.e., not expired), and is readily available at the child care centre at all times. If your child needs help to take his/her inhaler, you will provide information to staff on how to give the inhaler medications correctly.
Prepare your child for child care centre field trips and discuss any issues in advance with the supervisory child care staff.
Parent/Guardian Signature Date