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Respiratory Education

Respiration Education can help your and your family with managing your respiratory condition. We can help if you have been recently diagnosed, or have lived with a respiratory condition for a long time. Our services aims to improve your lifestyle and maximise your health potential. The service is run by a qualified respiratory educator.

When visiting the service you will be provided with information regarding your condition including how to recognise triggers, signs and symptoms, understanding your medications, how to use inhalers and self-management strategies.

Additional services offered through Respiratory Education include spirometry and lung function testing, home oxygen assessment, and school or community education.

Children are able to see the Paediatric Asthma Educator.

  • Am I eligible?

    If you have asthma, COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis or other respiratory conditions you are eligible to attend.

  • Where is the service available?

    Warrnambool Community Health

  • How do I access Respiratory Education?

    Self-referral is welcome for education and respiratory device checks.

    A referral from a physician is required for Home Oxygen assessment.

    To make appointment, please contact Access and Information by:

    CallingĀ  (03) 5563 4000
    Faxing (03) 5563 1669
    Visiting us at Warrnambool Community Health Koroit Street
    Sending referrals to: Access and Information, Warrnambool Community Health, Koroit St, Warrnambool

Page last updated: 18 February 2021

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