Is your classroom asthma-ready? Do you or your colleagues know the signs of asthma and what to do in an asthma emergency?
We’ve compiled a range of resources to help you support your students with asthma and promote a healthy and supportive community.
For more information on how Asthma WA can help you, your school, your students and their families/carers, call our Respiratory Health Team on (08) 9289 3600.
There is a dramatic increase in the number of children being hospitalised due to asthma at the start of the school year, with a large portion of these occurring in February. The following resources are useful for both parents and teachers to prepare for the return to school and reduce the risk of an asthma flare-up.
- Back to School Tips – view tips here
- Back to School Blog Post – read here
- Asthma-ready classroom checklist – download now
Good hygiene and maintaining clean hands can help reduce the spread of germs and illnesses.
- Help stop the spread of germs poster – download now
Professional Development – Asthma Education for School Staff – learn more
View other resources about asthma here.