School Services

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Are you a teacher/principal?

Do you have students with diabetes?

Are you a parent of a school going child with diabetes?

If you have students in your school with diabetes, it is important that both your staff and parents of the child concerned feel confident in dealing with a student with diabetes effectively and offer support when needed.

Diabetes Insight can provide staff training, individualized to a students particular needs, with parents consent, input and knowledge. This will provide a supportive, empowered learning environment to help a student with diabetes manage their condition with confidence, especially through stressful periods such as exams.

School Services That We Provide

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Diabetes Insight has a long outstanding history of providing a range of services to schools across Ireland.

These include the following:

  • Interactive & Fun Student Presentations on nutrition, exercise and lifestyle management to help raise prevention of health conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity & Heart Disease (all age groups & learning abilities catered for)
  • Information Talks for Staff & Parents
  • Staff Training on Diabetes Management for Students with Diabetes
  • Workplace Screenings for Staff: Cholesterol, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, Body Fat Analysis, Weight, Body Mass Index, Lung Function

Resources packs as well as information stands are supplied with all services.

School Nursing Services

Diabetes Insight provides several workshops in diabetes management for nurses as a facilitator for the Irish Nurses & Midwifery Organization (INMO). These workshops are Category 1 Approved by An Bord Altranais. To find out further information please go to www.inmo.ie

Diabetes Insight can also providing assistance to schools and school nurses in the following areas:

  • Auditing Diabetes Management of Students with Diabetes
  • Policy formation & review
  • Ongoing support & resources

This ensures that your school practices in relation to assisting & supporting students with diabetes are kept up to date and comply with best practice

Further Information

If you are interested in further information on any of the above services, please contact Helena Farrell RGN, MSc Diabetes, Founder & Clinical Director of Diabetes Insight directly on (086) 1739287 or email: hfarrell77@gmail.com. She is delighted to take any inquiries and assist with any questions you may have.

Alternatively you can download our brochure by clicking here

 

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