Asthma Management

Provides asthma education (including medication device and spacer education) and support to people living with asthma and/ or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and their caregivers during one to one consultation. Works in partnership with the Asthma Foundation of Victoria to support local schools to become Asthma Friendly Schools.

Program Information

Who is it for?

One on one consultations to anyone living with asthma and their caregivers. Community based education and support to schools, businesses, sporting clubs and community groups.

How much time will it take?

Initial sessions are 1 hour.  Follow-up sessions can be arranged over the phone or with half to 1 hour sessions as required.

When is it held?

Appointments are between 9.00am-5.00pm Tues/Wed

Where is it held?

Ballarat Community Health, Cooinda and Lucas.  Arrangements can be made for an appointment at other sites if required

Who provides it?

Registered nurse with training in asthma management

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4593 to speak to the Intake Worker, fax 5339 3044 or email intake@bchc.org.au

Other Information

A pre-questionnaire can be posted or emailed out prior to appointment