The Mary Ward Health and Wellness Centre
The Mary Ward Health and Wellness Centre is a modern facility designed to care for both the mental and physical health needs of Loreto students. It has the welcoming atmosphere of a home and yet is able to provide a 10 bed infirmary, 3 bed isolation unit, 2 counselling rooms and a nurse’s treatment room which is also used by the doctors who visit the school.
The Mary Ward Health and Wellness Centre is staffed by two Registered Nurses, three school counsellors and a First Aid qualified receptionist. Holistic care is provided to our students, especially boarders. The services of a doctor to boarders is provided every afternoon (Monday to Thursday). This facilitates a continuation of care, and referral to allied health or specialist services if necessary. In addition, the nurses provide First Aid to Day and Boarding students and to staff on a daily basis and are also available for advice in person or over the phone. Students may also access the services of the school counsellors.