Department of Health

Immunisation for children in out-of-home-care

These Department of Health and Human Services factsheets provide useful information about immunisation for children in out-of-home care to:

  • carers
  • immunisation providers
  • child protection staff
  • case managers in community service organisations.

They cover such topics as:

  • why immunisation is important
  • how to get consent 
  • how to find out if a child is up to date with their immunisation
  • immunisation requirements for benefits and payments
  • what's needed to enroll the child in childcare, kindergarten, primary school and secondary school.

Details

Topic
Immunisation
Date published
21 Dec 2021
Size
2 pages (information for providers and carers), 3 pages (information for child protection practitioners and case managers).
Author
Department of Health
Language
English
Available format
PDF, DOCX

Reviewed 22 December 2021

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