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Are you using your inhaler properly?

If your parent has asthma or COPD then they are likely to be using an inhaler to control their condition.

But are they getting the correct dose of medication to the airways?

Poor inhaler technique causes unnecessary suffering

Poor inhaler technique is common and is causing unnecessary suffering for many patients.

National specialists (the UK inhaler group) say that it is vital that healthcare professionals help patients to improve their inhaler technique.

This help is not always feasible for older people who have difficulty getting to the surgery.

Improve your inhaler technique at home

One way to improve your inhaler technique from the comfort of your own home is to watch these videos which have been developed by Asthma UK - the experts say these videos can Improve inhaler technique in just 3 minutes.

Access the Asthma UK videos here

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June 2020

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