Kids with diabetes in your care
The Kids with Diabetes in Your Care resource kit provides basic information to people who provide care to children with diabetes, including parents/guardians, school staff, childcare workers, coaches, youth workers and camp staff. Its purpose is to help ensure the safety and well-being of students with diabetes.
The kit offers a number of educational materials to help caregivers better understand diabetes, its treatment, and its management. It also includes resources for parents of children with diabetes so that they can better prepare their child’s school and teachers to help effectively manage their child’s disease in a classroom setting.
The kit includes:
Kids with Diabetes in Your Care Resource Booklet
This resource booklet provides basic information to people who have children with diabetes in their care, including parents, school staff, childcare workers and coaches. Its purpose is to help ensure the safety and well-being of kids with diabetes.
Les Enfants ont besoin de vous
Le présent guide donne des renseignements de base aux personnes qui s’occupent d’enfants d’âge scolaire qui souffrent de diabète, dont les parents/tuteurs, le personnel des écoles, les travailleurs des services à l’enfance et les entraîneurs. Il a pour but d’assurer la sécurité et le bien-être des élèves diabétiques.
Hypoglycemia Treatment Poster
It is important for teachers and other caregivers to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia. This information poster gives an overview of the treatment for mild or moderate hypoglycemia so that caregivers can react quickly and effectively.
Kids with Diabetes Information Card
This information card houses the student’s personal information (name, age, address, emergency contact number) as well as information about their diabetes (type of diabetes, commonly experienced symptoms, type of insulin, type of snack, suggested treats for in-school parties). A photo can also be attached to this card.
Communication and Education Checklist
This detailed checklist will help parents/guardians prepare their child’s teachers and school to effectively meet the needs of a child with diabetes.
Letter of Agreement for Schools and Parents
This agreement is for use between parents/guardians and their child’s school. It should be completed and reviewed every year just in case there have been changes to their child’s care regimen.