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.

What is it about?

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.

Provides Respiratory Health (Asthma Education/ COPD Education) presentations to local community groups.

How much time will it take?

Initial sessions are 1 hour.

Follow-up can be arranged over the phone or with 30 min to 1 hour  sessions  as  required.
Appointments are between 9.00am–5.00pm Tues/Wed

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 or fax 5339 3044.

Other Information

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

Program Cost

Nursing & Allied Health Services

Allied Health Services include;  Chronic Illness, Community Nursing, Diabetes Education, Dietetics, Physical Activity, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Smoking Cessation programs.

Annual Income Brackets Cost
Individual Couple Family

 

Up to $36,438 Up to$ 55,770 Up to $61,647 $10.00
From $36,438 to $79,514 From $54,007 to $103,830 From $59,884 to $109,342

$15.00

$77,668 or greater $103,830 or greater $109,342 or greater $100.00
(Initial Consultation - One Hour Appointment)
$77,668 or greater $103,830 or greater $109,342 or greater $50.00
(Review Consultation - 30 Minute Appointment)

*Fees effective from 01 July 2015

  • No client will be denied access to services as a result of their inability to pay a fee.
  • No person under the age of eighteen whose family income is within the lowest income tier above will be charged a fee
  • Consumables may attract a separate fee. These fees will be discussed with you by the practitioner prior to being incurred
  • Custom-made Orthotics (Podiatry) require a 50% deposit at the time of ordering.