Resident Education

Green & Healthy Homes Resident Education Sessions

Asthma Control Education

  • Tips on using the medication delivery device, including how to clean the various pieces of asthma medication devices (such as inhaler, nebulizer, and spacer); how to use various delivery devices (the proper use of the spacer, inhaler, peak flow meter)
  • Importance of peak flow monitor with doctor-defined peak flow asthma zones
  • Importance of utilizing the doctor-completed asthma action plans
  • Asthma trigger control at home, including:
  • How to reduce dust mites
  • Importance of eliminating Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) from child’s environment
  • How to prevent and rid the house of common pests and rodents
  • How to prevent and control mold and moisture
  • How to control the impact of pets in the home
  • Importance of ventilation for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and heavily fragranced items
  • Nitrogen dioxide management
  • Pollen information and management tips
  • How to improve indoor air quality
  • Importance of removing clutter and harborage areas

Home Safety Education

  • Development of home safety plan
  • Fire prevention and development of fire escape plan
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Falls, poisoning, electrical, and choking hazards
  • Lead poisoning prevention (the dangers it poses to children, tenants’ rights and documents renters should receive, lead specific prevention cleaning, importance of proper nutrition and hand-washing in prevention of lead poisoning)
  • Resource linkage to other prevention and community resources, including bulk trash pick-up, health insurance assistance, affordable home repair products, smoking cessation programs, daycare services, and child dental services among others
  • Behaviors that assist in reducing energy consumption

For more information on GHHI’s Resident Education Sessions, please email info@ghhi.org or call 410-534-6447.

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