Englewood Schools

Belong and Thrive

"Common Chronic Conditions" refer to:
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Concussion/Head Injury 
These are the major five conditions that we work with in the school setting. Each page to the left contains information about the condition, how we treat it at school, and what paperwork is needed to ensure safe and quality care. 
Link to CDE Health Conditions and Resources:
Guiding Principles for Students with Chronic Health Conditions (CDE) 
•  All persons will honor the student’s right to access and participate in all school activities.

• The well-being of a student with a chronic health condition involves a collaborative

relationship among the health care providers, the school and the home.

• School districts will adopt specific procedural school health guidelines which address

currently acceptable standards of care for students with chronic health conditions.

• School districts will allocate sufficient resources for students with chronic health


• Parents may be invited to participate in their child’s care during school and related

activities, but are not required to accompany their child in order for the student to be fully


• Each student with a chronic health condition has an individualized health plan in place

before attending school.

• Students with a chronic health condition will be supported to actively participate in selfcare

and disease management.

• Students with chronic health conditions will have access to necessary supplies and abilityappropriate

accommodations while participating in school-related activities.

• The professional school nurse is the most appropriate person to plan for and implement the

care of students with chronic health conditions in the school setting.

• Persons responsible for a child with a chronic health condition should receive the necessary

training from a qualified health care professional regarding child-specific health care

interventions, both routine and emergency.

• All persons will maintain confidentiality and the student’s right to privacy.