Community asthma program

Asthma education for children (under 18) with asthma or Ventolin responsive wheeze

The Community Asthma Program (CAP) provides asthma education and support for children (1- 18yrs) with asthma or Ventolin responsive wheeze.

Service details

An asthma nurse educator works one on one with families at cohealth to provide information and help children. Asthma nurse educators can provide education using telehealth, clinic or home visits.

How we can help you

The community asthma program can help you:

  • understand asthma, its signs and severity
  • identify triggers and learn how to control them
  • use puffers and spacers
  • understand their medications
  • develop a written asthma action plan
  • learn asthma first aid

Discover more resources and information about asthma for parents and families from The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

For GP’s and Health Professionals

GP’s and health professionals can refer a client by completing the PDF referral form and returning it to the cohealth details provided on the form.

CAP referral form PDF

Give us a call

9448 6825

Fees & eligibility

Children aged 1-18yrs with asthma or Ventolin responsive wheeze and their families living in the following local government areas:

  • Melton
  • Brimbank
  • Mooney Valley,
  • Maribyrnong
  • Yarra
  • Banyule
  • Melbourne
  • Hobsons Bay
  • Wyndham

Contact us on 9448 6825 or email CAP@cohealth.org.au (including completed referrals)

This service is free.

Available at 2 locations

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Facsimile: 9411 4300
Location details and map

Opening hours

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Facsimile: 7000 1811
Location details and map

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About us

cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.

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