School and CEC project - School resources

The National Allergy Strategy has engaged with key stakeholders in the school and children's education and care sectors to develop Best practice guidelines for the prevention and management of anaphylaxis along with a number of supporting resources.

The resources listed below are all available from the National Allergy Strategy's Allergy Aware website, which is a resource hub for schools and children's education and care services - www.allergyaware.org.au 

School resources

  • Best practice guidelines for the prevention and management of anaphylaxis in schools
  • Examples of anaphylaxis risk minimisation strategies for schools
  • Anaphylaxis risk management plan template for schools
  • Sample anaphylaxis policy for schools
  • Individualised anaphylaxis care plan template for schools
  • Anaphylaxis management checklist for schools
  • Sample communication to the school community
  • Anaphylaxis incident reporting template

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For school canteens, food technology/cooking lessons and boarding schools

The following resources were updated and created with support from the National Allergy Strategy

Content created October 2021

National Allergy Strategy Rationale

Allergic diseases have become an increasingly important chronic disease and public health issue in Australia and other developed countries over the last two decades, contributing to increased demand for medical services, significant economic cost of care and reduced quality of life of people with allergic diseases and their carers.

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Lead organisations

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the leading medical organisation for allergy in Australia. 

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is the leading patient support organisation for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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