Flinders Medical Centre
Bedford Park SA 5042
Phone: (08) 8204 3969
Fax: (08) 8357 6328
Hospital Education Services (HES) provides a teaching and learning service
for school aged patients at the Flinders Medical Centre.
- The HES teacher
facilitates a student's access to the school curriculum and can assist
with the transition of students back into their own schools.
- The HES teacher visits the Paediatric ward Monday - Friday during school term
- Children and students in other wards can be seen by negotiation with the teacher.
- A classroom teaching service is provided at the FMC.
can use this service?
- The Hospital
Education Services can be accessed by all school-aged children who are
likely to be in hospital for at least 2 school days or with
- A referral
is required to access the service.
attending Public, Independent and Catholic schools are eligible
to receive services.
we get a referral?
- Referrals are considered from medical professionals at the Flinders Medical Centre.
- On receipt
of the referral the visiting teacher will introduce themselves to the
student, liaise with the student's home school to negotiate curriculum
delivery, and provide educational support to the student.
Education Services also provide educational assessments as members of several
multidisciplinary teams, including the Children's Assessment Team based
at the Flinders Medical Centre.