Diabetes management and action plans

The Perth Children’s Hospital Diabetes Service and the Department of Education Western Australia endorse the use of the diabetes management and action plans listed below for implementation in all early years, primary and secondary school settings.

These schools plans are based on current evidence-based, best practice for young people with type 1 diabetes in Western Australia. They can be filled in via the interactive pdf and printed (filling in name and other details, ticking relevant boxes where indicated by the parent/carer and young person in consultation with the diabetes treating team).

All plans will need to be signed by the clinical treating team before being submitted to the school. You can download and complete the interactive pdf, and bring a printed copy to your next clinic appointment.

The action plan on the first page can be copied and displayed around the school or early learning centre to provide a fast reference for managing a child’s blood glucose levels if too high or too low.

Primary and secondary school settings

For children and young people in primary and secondary school settings please use the relevant plans below. This applies to children and young people in kindergarten up to year 12.

Please right click and choose “Save link as” before editing these PDF documents. Completing the form in the browser will not save the information you enter. It is recommended that you download Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit and save these documents. Any rescanned or handwritten documents will not be accepted.  

Once you have completed the document, please send them to [email protected]


School camps for students with type 1 diabetes

Below is a checklist and management plan for families and school staff to use to guide them in preparation for any school camps that involve an overnight stay.

Early learning and childcare settings

For children in early learning care and education settings please use the relevant plans below. This applies to childcare and family day care where the child is under five-years-old. Print off the relevant action and management plan.

If you have any questions or concerns on how to use these plans please email our training team.

Action and management plan for type 2 diabetes

The plan below is suitable for primary and secondary students who have type 2 diabetes and require insulin to manage their diabetes.

Useful resources

Perth Children’s Hospital have developed resources for patients and families. They include condition, medication and therapy information as well as tools and testing procedures related to diabetes in children.

School training

Find out more information about Diabetes WA’s schools training for teachers.





The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in WA is Diabetes WA. Find out more about the NDSS at or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.

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