Asthma WA provides education to people with asthma, their family, friends and carers. Asthma WA can assist you with any questions you may have through the following platforms;
The Asthma Helpline
The Asthma Helpline is a free and confidential information and support telephone service for anyone with questions or concerns about asthma. Call 1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462).
We understand being diagnosed with asthma can have an enormous impact on you and your family. We want you to know that you are not alone and that we are here to support you.
Our 1800 ASTHMA Helpline team can provide guidance, information and support by answering any questions or concerns you may have about the condition. This FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service is available Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm (AWST) excluding public holidays.
NOTE: This service does not provide medical advice.
Individual Asthma Education
Asthma WA provides FREE personalised asthma education for individuals with asthma, as well as family members and carers. Our respiratory health educators will provide support and up to date information on asthma during a one on one or small group session.
This service is available throughout Western Australia across various sites or via video-conferencing technology. This service is available during business hours (8.30am-4.30pm) (AWST) Mon-Fri excluding public holidays.
When discussing your asthma, the following topics will be covered;
- what asthma is
- signs and symptoms
- assessing asthma severity and control
- how medications can help you manage your asthma
- checking your device technique
- understanding triggers and how to manage them
- understanding your asthma action plan
- asthma first aid
To access this free service, contact Asthma WA or complete the online form here.