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
This service is available to children aged between 1-17 years, who have a diagnosis of asthma. We accept self-referral or GP/Hospital/Maternal Child Health Nurse referral.
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.
For more information or direct booking, call 8301 8861.
Alternatively, call to see our GP’s for assessment by calling 1300 234 263 (select option 4 for medical) or fill in the “Request a Call Back form” below and we will contact you.
Request a Call Back form
Request a call back - Community Asthma Program