We offer free asthma self-management education and support for children.
Our services are developed for people who frequently attend the GP (Doctor) or the Emergency Department with asthma.
Families entering our program will receive one-on-one education and support from one of our qualified health professionals, who have advanced skills in asthma education.
Our Asthma Educator will assist you and your family to understand asthma/wheeze and how to manage it.
We can assist you with:
- Medication management
- Device technique
- Understanding your Written Asthma Action Plan
- Knowing when to seek medical or emergency assistance
- Identifying triggers
- Promoting self-management
We will also liaise with your doctor and other healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of your asthma management.
Interpreters are available if required.
For more information and symptoms of asthma click here or download the facts sheet, here.
This is a free service.
Who can use this service
Children and young people aged 1 – 17 years who are diagnosed with asthma or preschool asthma, living in the
areas of Whittlesea, Hume, Darebin, Nillumbik, Merri-bek (Moreland), Mitchell Shire, Macedon Ranges, Banyule,
Residents outside of these areas can receive the CAP service via telehealth. We accept self-referrals and referrals from health care professionals and education settings.
How to make an appointment
This program can be self-referred or by referral from a doctor. Referral information for Health Professionals can be found here.
To make an appointment call 1300 234 263, and select option 4 (All Other Health Services).Or email email@example.com
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