Activ8 for Asthma

Asthma WA encourages sporting clubs to become Activ8ed for Asthma. We recognise sports clubs that have Activ8ed for Asthma with an ongoing loyalty program and a free Asthma Action Kit for emergencies.

Are you ready to be Activ8ed for Asthma? Complete the Essential Criteria for Sports Clubs and send the form back to us at Ask@asthmawa.org.au

Essential Criteria for Sports Clubs

Asthma Policy

Your club has a routinely reviewed policy or procedure for the management of asthma.

Training

80% of your coaches and trainers (paid/unpaid) have completed the Activ8 for AsthmaManaging Asthma in Sport’ coaching course online or in-person.

Asthma Action Kit

Your club has access to an Asthma Action Kit, containing:

  • Reliever Medication (e.g. Ventolin, Asmol)
  • Two spacers (not previously used)
  • Face mask if working with children under 5
  • Asthma First Aid instructions
  • Reliever Use Log

Asthma Action Kits are accessible to all staff and include in-date medication.

Asthma Action Plans

Written Asthma Action Plans are collected for each child with asthma and kept in a central location.

Asthma Information

Asthma First Aid incidents are recorded, reviewed and reported to the child’s parents/carers as a matter of priority.

Self-Management

Where appropriate, children with asthma are encouraged to recognise their symptoms and communicate any breathing difficulties to staff.

Participants have access to their own asthma medication to self-manage asthma symptoms during sport. Where appropriate, children with asthma are encouraged to recognise their symptoms and communicate any breathing difficulties to staff.

Participants have access to their own asthma medication to self-manage asthma symptoms during sport.