School Nurse – Jennifer Woodruff

 

GMC’s Health Room

Open Monday through Friday 8:00 to 3:15

 

MEDICAL HOMEBOUND

Under S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 43-241, students who cannot attend public school because of illness, accident, or pregnancy, even with the aid of transportation, are eligible for medical homebound or hospitalized instruction. A physician must certify the student is unable to attend school but may profit from instruction given in the home or hospital. Should an approved student not be provided the medical homebound instruction that he or she is entitled to receive, the student is eligible to have the medical homebound instruction made up by the district. This make up may occur during the student’s remaining eligibility for medical homebound instruction or may occur after the student returns to school provided the make-up periods are not during the regular school day.

Under S.C. Code Ann. § 59-40-50(B)(1), a charter school must adhere to the same health, safety, civil rights, and disability rights requirements as are applied to public schools operating in the same school district or, in the case of the South Carolina Public Charter School District or a public or independent institution of higher learning sponsor, the local school district in which the charter school is located.

Medical Homebound School Contact: Jennifer Woodruff, LPN. 864-469-1149 or jwoodruff@greermiddlecollege.org

Appeal Process: If the request for homebound services is denied by the review committee, the parent or guardian may appeal in writing to the principal within 5 business days. If the request is denied by the principal, a final appeal may be submitted in writing within 5 business days of receipt of denial to the Chair of the Board of Director

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