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For Those With Asthma and Allergies


  • Remove triggers, especially airborne triggers (e.g. flowers, incense, nuts, gluten) if asked.

  • Make it clear if there are any allergens in food/drinks you are providing.

  • Provide allergen-free alternatives if possible, and keep them separate.

  • Take people’s allergies seriously.

  • Make sure your first aider knows how to use an epi-pen.

  • Know the signs of an asthma attack, how to help, and when to call 999.


  • Dismiss someone’s allergies as “not serious”.

  • Prioritise traditions over someone’s health and accessibility.

  • Demand someone participates in a physical task. 

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