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Asthma management in your childcare facility

Asthma management in your childcare facility

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

More than one in nine Australian children are affected by asthma1. This figure highlights the importance of asthma management in child care as most child care services deal with asthmatic children every day. People suffering from asthma may need daily support from parents and carers. In extreme cases, if not treated properly, asthma attacks can […]

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Asthma in older people

Asthma in older people

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Australia has one of the highest rates of asthma in the world1. Recently, the Australian Government Department of Health announced funding for a national asthma strategy. This new strategy will attempt to improve asthma treatment for all Australians, with a particular focus on treatments for older people. Up to one in seven Australians¬†aged 65 years […]

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Reviewing your service’s first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis qualifications

Friday, September 12, 2014

First aid qualifications, anaphylaxis qualifications and emergency asthma management qualifications vary slightly across education and care service types. At centre based services, for all times that children are being educated and cared for, there must be at least one educator who: holds current approved first aid qualifications. has undertaken current approved anaphylaxis management training. has […]

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