Canbreathe provides a range of free services for people with asthma and COPD and their families and the wider community.
Helping those with respiratory diseases to understand their condition so they can manage it and keep well. 1 in 6 people in New Zealand have a respiratory disease, understanding how to manage their condition avoids preventable complications and improves quality of life. Raising awareness of the importance of good respiratory health. Providing education and support to schools and preschools to ensure children with asthma can be managed at school
Following education from our nurses our clients have a better understanding of their respiratory condition and have less visits to doctors, after hours and emergency departments and have more confidence in managing their condition.
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Provide education, support and resources for those with respiratory diseases to understand and manage their condition and improve quality of life. Raising awareness of the importance of respiratory health and how to prevent respiratory illnesses. Education to schools and pre-schools about managing children's asthma in school. Keeping people well and avoiding severe flare ups of asthma or COPD.